Ford Motor Federal District Court Decisions

Hickman v. CBS Corporation et al

Filed: June 26, 2017 as 1:2016cv00308
Court: Delaware District Court
Cross Claimant: Marotta Controls Inc., Mack Trucks Inc., Neles-Jamesbury Inc., Honeywell International Inc.
Cross Defendant: Marotta Controls Inc., A.W. Chesterton Company, BorgWarner Morse TEC LLC, Buffalo Pumps Inc., CBS Corporation, Clayton Industries, Crane Co., DeLaval Inc., Foster Wheeler LLC, Gardner Denver Inc., General Electric Company, Genuine Parts Company, Honeywell International Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Mack Trucks Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, National Automative Parts Association, Navistar Inc., Neles-Jamesbury Inc., Studebaker-Worthington Inc., The Ford Motor Company, Volkswagen of America Inc.
Defendant: CBS Corporation, A.W. Chesterton Company, Buffalo Pumps Inc., Clayton Industries, Crane Co., DeLaval Inc., BorgWarner Morse TEC LLC, The Ford Motor Company, Foster Wheeler LLC, Gardner Denver Inc., General Electric Company, Genuine Parts Company, Honeywell International Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Mack Trucks Inc., Marotta Controls Inc., National Automative Parts Association, Navistar Inc., Neles-Jamesbury Inc., Studebaker-Worthington Inc., Volkswagen of America Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Alfa Laval Inc.
Plaintiff: Gerald L. Hickman
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

MEMORANDUM ORDER. Signed by Judge Sherry R. Fallon on 6/26/2017. (lih)

Ford Motor Credit Company LLCv. Gilbert et al

Filed: June 26, 2017 as 6:2015cv01610
Court: Oregon District Court
Defendant: Bruce-Gilbert, Inc., David L. Gilbert, Robert G. Iler
Plaintiff: Ford Motor Credit Company LLC
Nature of Suit: Negotiable Instrument

ORDER: Granting Motion for Attorney Fees in the amount of $16,433.80 17 . Granting Taxation of Costs 20 . Costs taxed in the amount of $819.99 against defendants. Signed on 6/26/2017 by Magistrate Judge Jolie A. Russo. (plb)

Eveler, et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 2:2016cv14776
Court: Louisiana Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Luis Eveler, Kaylee Eveler
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

ORDER AND REASONS denying 32 MOTION in Limine to Exclude Expert Opinions of Paul Semones. Signed by Judge Lance M Africk on 6/13/2017.(blg)

Muhammad v. Reese Law Group, APC et al

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 3:2016cv02513
Court: California Southern District Court
Defendant: Reese Law Group, APC, Ford Motor and Credit Company, Does 1-10
Plaintiff: Sabrina Muhammad
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER Denying Reese Law Group's 46 Motion for Sanctions. The Court denies Reese's motion for sanctions and denies Plaintiff's request for attorneys' fees. Signed by Judge Michael M. Anello on 6/14/2017. (ag)

Eveler, et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 2:2016cv14776
Court: Louisiana Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Luis Eveler, Kaylee Eveler
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

ORDER AND REASONS denying without prejudice 38 MOTION in Limine to Exclude Any Reference to or Evidence, Testimony or Argument Concerning Other Accidents, Incidents, Claims, Complaints and/or Lawsuits; FURTHER ORDERED that no later than 6/20/2017, plaintiffs file into the record a list setting out (1) all accidents and incidents that they claim are "substantially similar" to the accident at issue, (2) plaintiffs' contentionson an incident-by-incident basis, and…

Eveler, et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 2:2016cv14776
Court: Louisiana Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Luis Eveler, Kaylee Eveler
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

ORDER AND REASONS granting in part and denying without prejudice in part, as stated herein, 36 MOTION in Limine to Exclude Any Reference to or Evidence, Testimony or Argument Concerning the Design and Development History of the Bronco II, The First Generation UN46 Explorer. Signed by Judge Lance M Africk on 6/13/2017.(blg)

Eveler, et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 2:2016cv14776
Court: Louisiana Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Luis Eveler, Kaylee Eveler
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

ORDER AND REASONS denying without prejudice 37 MOTION in Limine to to Exclude Any Reference to or Evidence, Testimony or Argument Interpreting the State of Mind of Intentions of Ford Engineers and Executives Based on Ford Engineering Documents or Internal Memoranda. Signed by Judge Lance M Africk on 6/14/2017.(blg)

Bagdasarian v. Ford Motor Credit Co. et al

Filed: June 5, 2017 as 2:2017cv01481
Court: Nevada District Court
Defendant: Equifax Information Services, LLC, Ford Motor Credit Co., Kay Jewelers, Trans Union, LLC, VW Credit Inc., Wells Fargo Card Services, Wells Fargo Dealer Services
Plaintiff: Zachary J. P. Bagdasarian
Nature of Suit: Consumer Credit

ORDER Granting 6 Stipulation to Extend Deadline. Wells Fargo Card Services answer due 7/19/2017; Wells Fargo Dealer Services answer due 7/19/2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Cam Ferenbach on 6/2/17. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ADR)

Dunn et al v. Takata Corporation et al [Economic Loss Class Actions]

Filed: June 1, 2017 as 1:2014cv24009
Court: Florida Southern District Court
Defendant: TAKATA CORPORATION, TK HOLDINGS, INC., HIGHLAND INDUSTRIES, INC., HONDA MOTOR COMPANY LTD., AMERICAN HONDA CO., INC., BAYERICHE MOTOREN WERKE AG, BMW OF NORTH AMERICA LLC, BMW MANUFACTURING CO.,LLC, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC., TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Plaintiff: CRAIG DUNN, PAM KOEHLER, ZULEMARIE RIVERA, TRU VALUE AUTO MALLS LLC, DAVID M. JORGENSEN, ANNA MARIE BRECHTELL FLATTMANN, ROBERT REDFEARN, JR., TASHA R. SIVERIO, KENNETH G. DESIE, GREGORY MCCARTHY, NICOLE PEASLEE, KAREN SWITKOWSKI, ANTHONY D. DARK, LEMON AUTO SALES, INC., NATHAN BORDEWICH, KATHLEEN WILKINSON, HAYDEE MASINI, NANCY BARNETT
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER GRANTING IN PART and DENYING IN PART re ( 622 in 1:15-md-02599-FAM, 130 in 1:14-cv-24009-FAM) MOTION to Dismiss (579 in 1:15-md-02599-FAM) (121 in 1:14-cv-24009-FAM) Amended Complaint, Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint, or In The Alternative, To Strike the Allegations of Count 3-8 and 104, Memorandum of Law In Support Thereof filed by Takata Corporation, TK Holdings, Inc.. (Please see Order for further details). Signed by Judge…

Dunn et al v. Takata Corporation et al [Economic Loss Class Actions]

Filed: June 1, 2017 as 1:2014cv24009
Court: Florida Southern District Court
Defendant: TAKATA CORPORATION, TK HOLDINGS, INC., HIGHLAND INDUSTRIES, INC., HONDA MOTOR COMPANY LTD., AMERICAN HONDA CO., INC., BAYERICHE MOTOREN WERKE AG, BMW OF NORTH AMERICA LLC, BMW MANUFACTURING CO.,LLC, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC., TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Plaintiff: CRAIG DUNN, PAM KOEHLER, ZULEMARIE RIVERA, TRU VALUE AUTO MALLS LLC, DAVID M. JORGENSEN, ANNA MARIE BRECHTELL FLATTMANN, ROBERT REDFEARN, JR., TASHA R. SIVERIO, KENNETH G. DESIE, GREGORY MCCARTHY, NICOLE PEASLEE, KAREN SWITKOWSKI, ANTHONY D. DARK, LEMON AUTO SALES, INC., NATHAN BORDEWICH, KATHLEEN WILKINSON, HAYDEE MASINI, NANCY BARNETT
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER GRANTING IN PART and DENYING IN PART ( 616 in 1:15-md-02599-FAM) MOTION to Dismiss ( 579 ) Amended Complaint And Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.. ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Honda's M otion to Dismiss (D.E. 616) is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Specifically, Count 12, 13, 14, 15, 48, 53, 55, and 86 are DISMISSED. Count 3 is DISMISSED as asserted by the Florida and North Carolina Plaintiffs. Honda's Motion to Dismiss…

Daniel et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: May 31, 2017 as 2:2011cv02890
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Margie Daniel, Robert McCabe, Mary Hauser, Donna Glass, Andrea Duarte
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER signed by Senior Judge William B. Shubb on 5/30/17 GRANTING Plaintiff's Request for an Extension of time to complete Class Notice 150 . The time to complete notice is EXTENDED up to and including 6/7/2017 and the opt-out period is EXTENDED to 7/7/17. (Mena-Sanchez, L)

Matoza v. Thor Motor Coach, Inc. et al

Filed: May 25, 2017 as 4:2017cv01971
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Thor Motor Coach, Inc., Thor Industries, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Automobile Protection Corporation
Plaintiff: Henry Matoza, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER APPROVING PARTIES' STIPULATION TO RESCHEDULE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. The Case Management Conference is continued from August 11, 2017, to August 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. A Joint Case Management Statement shall be filed no later than August 18, 2017. Signed by Judge Maxine M. Chesney on 05/25/17. (mmclc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/25/2017)

Matoza v. Thor Motor Coach, Inc. et al

Filed: May 19, 2017 as 4:2017cv01971
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Thor Motor Coach, Inc., Thor Industries, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Automobile Protection Corporation
Plaintiff: Henry Matoza, Jr.
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR PERMISSION TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE DOCUMENTS. Signed by Judge Maxine M. Chesney on 05/19/17. (mmclc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/19/2017) (Additional attachment(s) added on 5/19/2017: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (tlS, COURT STAFF).

BMW of North America LLC v. M/V Courage, in rem et al

Filed: May 19, 2017 as 1:2016cv04063
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: Fidelio Limited Partnership Inc., American Roll-on Roll-Off Carrier LLC, Crowley Technical Management Inc., GovLog NV, Ford Motor Company, M/V Courage, Tote Service Inc.
Plaintiff: BMW of North America LLC
Nature of Suit: Marine

OPINION AND ORDER: For the reasons stated above, GovLog's motions to dismiss on the grounds of a lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue, and forum non conveniens were DENIED. SO ORDERED (Signed by Judge Jesse M. Furman on 5/19/2017) (ama)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: May 18, 2017 as 1:2014cv00308
Court: New York Western District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Fair Labor Standards Act

DECISION AND ORDER: For the reasons stated in the attached Decision and Order, the Court adopts the portions of the Report and Recommendation 42 to which neither party objects. The Court sustains the Defendants objections and declines to adopt thos e portions of the Report and Recommendation to which the Defendant objected. The Court therefore grants the Defendants motion for summary judgment 33 in its entirety. The Clerk of the Court shall take all steps necessary to close this…

Duane Martell Fitzgerald v. Ford Motor Company, Inc.

Filed: May 18, 2017 as 5:2017cv00941
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: DOES, Ford Motor Company, Inc.
Plaintiff: Djuan Martell Fitzgerald

(IN CHAMBERS) ORDER REMANDING ACTION TO STATE COURT by Judge R. Gary Klausner: [T]he action is hereby remanded to state court for all further proceedings. IT IS SO ORDERED. remanding case to SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO, Case number CIVDS 1706021 (Case Terminated. Made JS-6.) (cr)

Universal North America Insurance Company v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: May 15, 2017 as 2:2016cv00487
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Universal North America Insurance Company
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER EXTENDING DEADLINES signed by District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr., on 5/12/17 ORDERING that the Designation of Expert Witnesses is due by 6/20/2017, Expert Rebuttal Disclosures due by 7/13/2017, and Dispositive Motions to be by 10/20/2017. (Kastilahn, A)

Choate et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: May 12, 2017 as 2:2016cv02257
Court: Arkansas Western District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Regina Choate, Geary Choate
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER granting 15 Joint Motion to Dismiss. This matter is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on May 12, 2017. (hnc)

Johnson et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: May 9, 2017 as 3:2013cv06529
Court: West Virginia Southern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Lance R. Belville, Donald C. Carr, Mindi Stewart, Stanley Stewart, Dean Richardson, Christine Salamone, Charles Johnson, Jill Durant, Beverly Gorton, Josh Legato, Michael Antramgarza, Roofwerks, Inc., Quintin Williams, ACA Legal Investigations, Inc., John McGee, Mills Allison, David H. Patton, Inez A. Patton, Laura Elsinger, Gabriel Kletschka
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying in part and granting in part 954 MOTION by Ford Motor Company for Protective Order and OBJECTIONS to Plaintiffs' Service of New Discovery; LIFTING the current stay; directing Ford to produce documents: 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 40 by 5/24/2017; GRANTING a protective order as to the remainder of the discovery. Signed by Judge Robert C. Chambers on 5/9/2017. (cc:…

Van Zandt v. American Express Financial Services Company et al

Filed: May 8, 2017 as 2:2016cv01034
Court: Nevada District Court
Defendant: American Express Financial Services Company, Barclays Bank Delaware, Equifax Information Services, LLC, Experian Information Solutions, LLC., Ford Motor Credit Company, Webbank/Dell Financial Services
Plaintiff: Martin R. Van Zandt
Nature of Suit: Consumer Credit

ORDER Granting 44 Stipulation of Dismissal as to Experian Information Solutions, LLC., with prejudice, each party to bear its own fees and costs. Signed by Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey on 5/8/17. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ADR)