Ford Not Liable In Car Fire Suit, 3rd Circ. Confirms

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday upheld the dismissal of breach of express warranty claims against Ford Motor Co. brought by a couple whose home was damaged when their Mercury Monterey caught fire, but revived certain claims against the dealership that sold the car.

A three-judge panel partially reversed a Pennsylvania district court summary judgment ruling in a suit brought by Timothy and Mary Reese against Ford and a pair of dealerships, but upheld the finding that the fire was caused by aftermarket wiring installed in the...
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