Cooper Tire Gets OK To Sue Attorneys For $184M

By Christie Smythe (December 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a case stemming from a previous personal injury suit against the company, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will be allowed to proceed to trial with claims against two attorneys who allegedly had a hand in collecting damaging testimony about the company and disseminating it to the news media, hurting Cooper's stock price, a judge has ruled.

On Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Judge Sharion Aycock denied summary judgment to attorneys Bruce Kaster and John Booth Farese on claims of tortious interference with business relations and other related issues — clearing the way for...

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