BFS settles first recall suit

Moore, Miles
January 2001
Tire Business;1/15/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 20, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the settlement of a product liability lawsuit between Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. and Ford Motor Co. in the U.S. Recall of defective tires; Claims of tread separation accident culpability against the companies by customers; Speculations of the amount of the settlement.


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