Goodyear Wants Perkins Coie Ousted From Faulty Hose Suit

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Tuesday filed a motion seeking to boot Perkins Coie LLP from its role as plaintiff's counsel in a putative class action over allegedly defective heating hoses, claiming that the firm’s attempt to “switch sides” in the litigation constitutes a serious conflict of interest.

Perkins Coie, which represented Goodyear in a pair of class actions over the company’s Entran II hoses in 2003, is now representing the plaintiffs in a suit against the company over the Entran 3 hose, a successor...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Helmer et al v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., The


Case Number

1:12-cv-00685

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

March 19, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.