Michelin Doesn't Have To Open Up Plant In Texas Injury Suit

Law360, New York (November 24, 2015, 6:51 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday found that the family of two boys injured in a car accident allegedly caused by a defective Michelin tire should not be allowed to inspect the facility where the tire was produced because the plant’s current manufacturing processes are different from those used when the tire was made.

A three-judge panel of Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals granted Michelin North America Inc. its request for a writ of mandamus, ordering a district court judge to vacate his order allowing Robert Coleman, Kimberly Coleman and their attorneys to inspect Michelin’s Fort Wayne, Indiana, manufacturing plant in...

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