Jury rules against Michelin in truck accident

October 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;10/19/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that a jury before the 197th Judicial District Court, Willacy County, Texas, has ordered Michelin North America Inc. to pay nearly 12 million dollars in a case involving an accident that left six people dead and a boy permanently paralyzed. The Guzman family was traveling in a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck near Matamoros, Mexico, on December 31, 2006, when a BFGoodrich tire on the truck allegedly suffered a tread separation.


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