Caterpillar Sheds 2 Engine Defect Suits With Settlement

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 3:02 PM EST) -- Caterpillar Inc. on Thursday settled two suits brought by eight Oklahoma-based companies claiming the equipment maker violated contracts by selling defective tractor-trailor engines that caused lost profits and downtime expenses.

The suits were based in different Oklahoma federal courts. U.S. District Judge Steven P. Shreder dismissed a suit brought by Daryl Thomason Trucking Inc. and two other companies in the Eastern District of Oklahoma in March, while U.S. District Judge Stephen P. Friot terminated a suit brought by Mid-Con Carriers and four others in the Western...
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Case Title

Daryl Thomason Trucking, Inc. et al v. Caterpillar Inc. et al


Case Number

6:11-cv-00098

Court

Oklahoma Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Steven P. Shreder

Date Filed

March 21, 2011


Case Title

Mid-Con Carriers et al v. Caterpillar Inc


Case Number

5:11-cv-01005

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Stephen P. Friot

Date Filed

September 12, 2011

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