Ford Faces La. Class Action Over Diesel Engine Flaws

Law360, New York (March 30, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT) -- Two Louisiana consumers on Tuesday hit Ford Motor Co. and Navistar Inc. with a putative class action claiming the companies concealed massive defects in a diesel engine model, a day after Ford lost a bid to halt 11 similar actions.

The plaintiffs, both Ford F-350 truck owners, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, accusing Ford and Navistar of publicly touting the superiority of their six-liter Power Stroke diesel truck engines while internally wrangling over their “pervasive” design and manufacturing...
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Case Information

Case Title

Anderson et al v. Navistar, Inc. et al

Case Number



Louisiana Middle

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability


James J. Brady

Date Filed

March 29, 2011


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