Court Tosses Part Of Design Defect Suit V. Honda

Law360, New York (January 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Citing issues of standing and the statute of limitations, a district court judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit against American Honda Motor Company, Inc. which alleges that a model of the company's Gold Wing motorcycles has a design defect that causes it to wobble at low speeds.

In a decision Thursday, Magistrate Judge Nan Nolan of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed some claims against the automaker, including a warranty claim that the judge said was time barred.

Plaintiffs Ron...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.