Class Cert. Denied In Mini Run-Flat Tire Action

Law360, New York (June 9, 2011, 1:39 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused on Tuesday to certify a class of consumers who bought Minis with Goodyear run-flat tires, ruling that the breach of contract suit against BMW of North America LLC had not pinpointed a tire design defect.

In the suit, plaintiff Gerald Oscar claims that BMW should have alerted customers that while the Minis’ run-flat tires make it possible to drive on a flat tire for a limited distance, they are also allegedly less durable and more expensive to replace. Oscar initially...
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Case Information

Case Title

Oscar et al v. Mini USA et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

January 4, 2009

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