Ford Skirts Suit Over Ranger Seat Belt, Airbag Defects

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday tossed a Pennsylvania man’s lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. alleging the company’s Ranger model seat belts and airbag system were defective and responsible for injuries he suffered in a crash, saying his claims were time-barred.

Plaintiff Eric Voicheck alleged he was driving his 2000 Ford Ranger in Chester Heights, Pa., in November 2008 when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree. He said the accident broke his nose and caused a concussion, cuts to his nose and...
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