Ky. Judge Nixes Nationwide Class In Ford Engine Suit

Law360, New York (January 5, 2011, 8:34 PM EST) -- A group of consumers has lost its class certification bid in a suit alleging Ford Motor Co. installed older engines known for defects in vehicles, with a judge saying Kentucky consumer protection laws don't cover purchases made outside the state.

But Judge Charles R. Simpson seemed to leave the door open for a narrower class certification, saying named plaintiff Kenneth E. Corder Sr.'s motion was denied “insofar as he seeks certification of a nationwide class” in an order filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.