Expert Witness Dooms Honda ATV Crash Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 5:01 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Thursday tossed a suit against American Honda Motor Co. Inc. after the jury hung, finding the plaintiff's expert testimony about an allegedly defective all-terrain vehicle that caused an injury wasn't admissible.

A jury failed to reach a verdict in an October trial in the matter on the one claim in plaintiff Zane Johnson’s suit that wasn’t trimmed by the judge, a manufacturing defect claim, and Honda asked the judge when the trial was over to decide the case in its favor over...
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Case Information

Case Title

Johnson v. American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Jeremiah C. Lynch

Date Filed

November 1, 2010

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