Bridgestone Announces Faulty Tire Recall Extension

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bridgestone Corp. has issued a U.S. recall of more than 127,000 Firestone-brand tires that were manufactured with defective tread.

The U.S. subsidiary of the world's largest tire maker said Tuesday the recall was an expansion of one announced in October and covered tires manufactured in San Jose in 2007 and 2008 by the company's Costa Rica division.

Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC said in a statement that while no personal injury or property damage claims had been reported by motorists, the tires subject to the...
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