Conversion van not defective, appeals court affirms

Freedman, Eric
May 2000
Automotive News;5/1/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5872, p52
Trade Publication
Reports on the 4th United States Circuit Court of Appeals' refusal to reinstate a product liability lawsuit by Purnell Cohen, who was injured in a 1994 accident, and by the estate of his wife, Mae Bell, who died in the single-vehicle crash, against Winnebago Industries Inc. Background of a lawsuit alleging defective design of a General Motors G-20 conversion van owned by the Cohens' son.


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