Ford Shakes Claims In Defective Engine Dispute

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday trimmed breach of warranty and fraud claims in a putative class action alleging Ford Motor Co. knowingly sold vehicles with engine defects but concealed the problems to avoid covering their repair costs under warranty, saying the claims weren't sufficiently pled.

U.S. District Judge Eduardo C. Robreno dismissed more than a dozen claims in the putative class action launched by seven plaintiffs, including lead plaintiff Jason Schmidt, alleging Ford manufactured, assembled and marketed a class of vehicles equipped with 5.4 L V8...
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