Ford Cruise Control Judge Clarifies Dismissal Order

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 1:41 PM EST) -- The judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation over millions of recalled faulty cruise control switches in Ford Motor Co. vehicles has clarified his response to Ford's bid to toss the latest master complaint, as the automaker moves toward paring two more suits from the MDL.

Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan stayed proceedings pending settlement negotiations in one member case on Tuesday, while Ford asked for summary judgment to throw out another as time-barred. On Monday Judge Friedman...
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