Full Speed Ahead For Ford Engine Deception Class Action

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Monday kept alive a putative class action accusing Ford Motor Co. of installing older engines known for defects in vehicles, ruling that consumers don't need to show reliance to advance a Kentucky Consumer Protection Act claim.

Judge Charles R. Simpson III denied Ford's motion for summary judgment over failure to state a claim, saying that a recent state appeals court decision established that plaintiff Kenneth E. Corder Sr. did not need to prove he relied on Ford's allegedly defective practice when...
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