GPS Maker Garmin Gets Plane Crash Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has granted a motion for summary judgment by global positioning system company Garmin International Inc. in a suit in which the families of victims of a fatal plane crash allege that a faulty Garmin system caused the crash.

Judge Richard P. Matsch of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ruled Tuesday that the plaintiffs in the case "failed to show adequate evidentiary support" and dismissed the case.

The suit stems from the July 2003 crash of a small Cessna aircraft...
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