Failure-To-Warn Claim Survives In Harley Crash Suit

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 2:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Harley-Davidson Motor Co.'s bid to dismiss a failure-to-warn claim in a suit over a motorcycle crash, saying that the fact that the crash victim didn't read the owner's manual or heed other warnings wasn't sufficient grounds to nix the claim.

Judge Clay D. Land of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia on Wednesday dismissed Harley-Davidson's motion for partial summary judgment, ruling that the company could have failed to adequately communicate the dangers of overloading the 2007 Harley-Davidson...
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