Ford, Continental Liable For Bad Explorer Tire: Suit

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 3:00 PM EST) -- Continental Tire North America Inc. and Ford Motor Co. are facing a suit alleging they should be held responsible for an accident involving a man who was injured when the tire on his Ford Explorer malfunctioned while driving.

The father of Donald Hayes Albee lodged an amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on Tuesday, bringing strict liability and negligence claims against the companies for his son’s 2008 accident.

The judge last month allowed Albee to amend the complaint so...
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