BMW, Bridgestone Can't Stop Faulty Tire Suit

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 1:33 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Monday shot down Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and BMW of North America LLC’s bid to toss a proposed class action accusing the companies of selling defective tires, finding the allegations have been adequately pled.

Plaintiff David Greene has alleged that the Potenza Run Flat Tires on his leased BMW 335i convertible provided him with an unreliable and dangerous ride by forming dangerous sidewall bubbles within one year of leasing the car. BMW sought to trim the New Jersey Consumer...
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