Posts Tagged ‘Ford’

  • Ford memos show Explorer rollovers weren’t all Firestone’s fault Friday, May 7, 2010 � by jg

    Washington Post: Internal memos, uncovered during civil suits, show Ford engineers had discovered potential dangers that could make the Explorer “especially lethal during a blowout.”

  • U.S. Supreme Court denies Ford’s appeal of $55 million in punitive damages resulting from rollover Monday, November 30, 2009 � by jg

    The court will let stand a $55 million punitive damage award in a case involving a California woman who has paralyzed when her Ford Explorer rolled over. The victims’ attorneys said, “Ford was on notice, long before it designed the Explorer, that knowingly designing and selling a vehicle that exposes consumers to severe injury or death, when the defect could be corrected at minimal cost, could result in punitive damages liability.”