Faulty Tire Suit Against BMW, Bridgestone Trimmed

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 9:18 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday nixed fraud and breach of contract claims in a putative class action accusing BMW of North America LLC and Bridgestone Americas Inc. and its subsidiaries of selling defective tires.

U.S. District Judge William J. Martini dismissed claims for fraud, breach of contract and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in plaintiff David Greene’s amended complaint alleging that the Bridgestone-manufactured Potenza "run flat" tires on his BMW 335i convertible were faulty and dangerous because they...
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