Hall-Edwards v. Ford Opening: Bruce Kaster’s trial opening used at the fourth trial of Hall-Edwards v. Ford Motor Company involving a 1996 Ford Explorer rollover. This trial resulted in a Plaintiff’s verdict of $19 million dollars.
Hall-Edwards v. Ford Rebuttal: Bruce Kaster’s trial rebuttal used at the fourth trial of Hall-Edwards v. Ford Motor Company involving a 1996 Ford Explorer rollover. This trial resulted in a Plaintiff’s verdict of $19 million dollars.
Hendrickson Protective Order: Allows for electronic storage, emailing of documents, and “use of the confidential information in the preparation and presentation of the instant case with the same unfettered access enjoyed by Defendants’ counsel”
Mann v. Cooper: The Supreme Court of New York Appellate Division finds “review of the record in this case reveals instances where Cooper Tire has exhibited ‘willful disobedience, bad faith and gross indifference to the plaintiff’s rights in the discovery process.’”
Callender v. Cooper: “The Court finds the Campbell affidavit is self-serving and unpersuasive, and that the documents themselves belie the position of Mr. Campbell and Cooper.”
Callender v. Cooper: Court denies Defendant’s motion to vacate or amend the Order of May 29, 2007. The Court found after conducting an in camera inspection of documents and “considers the position of Cooper Tire to be spurious, as its own documents clearly show that the characteristics of the subject tire where shared by Cooper Tires in many different lines, including both passenger and radial light truck tires, and even medium truck tires.”
General Motors Interview: General Motors looked into the possibility of using Cooper Tire & Rubber Co as an Original Equipment Manufacture but found them to be “a fast follower in the aftermarket.”
Bradley Public Redacted Documents: Various Cooper Tire & Rubber Co Documents that are now in the public record.
Middleton v. Cooper: Tire Order lists numerous times Cooper Tire & Rubber Co disobeys the Court’s Orders.
Mickey Gilbert’s Rollover Testing: Analysis of Steer Input Timing.
The problem with tread belt separation of Bridgestone/Firestone tires is well explained in the sworn statement of Dennis Carlson. Use this tire diagram for reference.
The above should be considered informational only and not the giving of advice as to your specific case. Each state has its own laws regarding products. If you believe you or a relative has been the victim of a tire explosion, you should talk with a lawyer immediately about your rights and remedies. The lawyer can discuss the specifics about your factual situation as well as your rights.