American LaFrance Sues Daimler Trucks

Law360, New York (June 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bankrupt fire truck maker American LaFrance LLC has sued its former owner, Daimler Trucks North America LLC, alleging that Daimler breached agreements it entered into when it sold off American LaFrance's assets, in order to undermine the fledgling company.

ALF's complaint, filed June 19 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, also asks the court to disallow a claim of about $12 million filed by Daimler Trucks, formerly known as Freightliner LLC.

Freightliner owned operated AFL from 1995 to 2005. According to the...
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