Calif. Court Tosses Win For Nissan In Rollover Suit

Law360, New York (January 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Sending the case back for a new trial likely to rule in favor of the plaintiff, a California state appeals court has thrown out a verdict for Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. in a lawsuit filed by the victim of a rollover crash who alleged the vehicle was defectively unstable.

The Court of Appeal of the State of California’s Second Appellate District issued an opinion Thursday allowing the plaintiff, Scott Gordon, to present previously barred evidence relating to a roof defect claim and requiring the court to...
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