Class Cert. Denied Again In Ford Engine Deception Suit

Law360, Chicago (July 25, 2012, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge rejected another class certification bid Tuesday in a suit accusing Ford Motor Co. of deceptively installing older diesel engines in some vehicles, ruling that finding Ford liable under the state's consumer protection law would require too many individualized inquiries.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III found that for plaintiff Kenneth E. Corder Sr. to succeed on the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act claim he asked to bring on behalf of Kentucky residents who bought 2004 model year F-Series Super Duty Trucks and...
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