Barred Expert Decision Revives Suit Against Ford

Law360, New York (March 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a blow to Ford Motor Co., an appeals court has reversed a district court's grant of summary judgment to the automaker, saying the lower court wrongly barred expert testimony proffered by a technician who was injured while repairing a Ford Explorer.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said Monday that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania erred in granting Ford's bid to exclude the testimony of plaintiff Jose Pineda's expert witness as unqualified to...
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