Claims Dismissed From Ford Class Action Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing a multidistrict case against Ford Motor Co., which alleges that the company knowingly installed a faulty part that eventually forced it to recall millions of vehicles, has dismissed claims filed by one subclass of plaintiffs.

On Friday, Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granted Ford’s motion to dismiss claims brought by the “loss of use” plaintiffs, who alleged they were forced to live without cruise control for months after Ford recalled the defective...
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