Judge Trims Expert Testimony In Yamaha ATV Rollover MDL

Law360, New York (September 7, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge narrowed the field of expert opinions Tuesday in a consolidated action over injuries sustained from alleged design defects of Yamaha Motor Corp.'s Rhino 660 off-road vehicle, excluding testimony from witnesses on both sides.

U.S. District Judge Jennifer Coffman addressed challenges to the qualifications of three of Yamaha's experts and four of the plaintiffs', ruling that portions of several experts' testimony must be partially restricted.

Yamaha is facing more than 50 lawsuits that were consolidated and transferred to federal court in Kentucky court...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re: Yamaha Motor Corp. Rhino ATV Products Liability Litigation

Case Number



Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit

Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability


Jennifer B. Coffman

Date Filed

February 12, 2009

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