Land Rover Loses Bid To Put Brakes On Suit

Law360, New York (November 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has cleared the road to trial for a dealership receptionist’s product liability lawsuit against Land Rover North America Inc. that claimed a defective brake system caused a showroom vehicle to suddenly accelerate and slam her through a plaster wall.

In a ruling handed down Nov. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Judge John Gleeson denied Land Rover’s bid to toss Melissa Castaldi’s claim after finding that there was sufficient evidence to allow a reasonable jury to...
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