Ford Ranger's Design Defects Fatal: Rollover Suit

Law360, New York (July 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the latest rollover lawsuit against Ford Motor Co., the auto giant has been accused of defective manufacturing in the case of a woman who became quadriplegic and later died after the roof of a Ford Ranger pickup collapsed in a highway crash.

The complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, claims that a 2001 Ford Ranger vehicle driven by James M. Reeves had “an unreasonable propensity to roll over under normal, foreseeable operating conditions,” causing the injuries and...
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