TITLE

Goodyear loses court appeal in rollover lawsuit

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;7/26/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to tire manufacturer Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Nevada Supreme Court's 32.2 million dollars compensatory damage verdict against the company is an example of a "sentence first, verdict afterwards" mentality. The verdict was given in the case of a rollover accident in which three people were killed. The plaintiffs claimed that they were driving from Nevada to Kansas when a Goodyear Load Range E tire blew out and caused the vehicle to roll over.
ACCESSION #
52998240

 

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