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Exploding Tire Lawsuit Involving Les Schwab, Toyo Revived

The Oregon Cout of Appeals has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit involving an exploding tire sold at a Les Schwab Tire Center store should move forward.

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Michelin Must Face Lawsuit on Fatal Crash Involving Used Tire, Texas Court Rules

A Texas appellate court rejected Michelin North America Inc.’s bid to escape a lawsuit involving a 2015 fatal accident allegedly caused by a defect in one of its tires.

Hankook Ordered to Pay $37M to Man Paralyzed In Tire Accident

A federal jury has ordered Hankook to pay over $37 million in a case relating to a 2014 car accident.

Michelin North America Settles Lawsuit Against Tire Mart Inc.

Michelin North America Inc. reached a settlement with Tire Mart Inc., doing business as Braven Off-Road, regarding enforcement of design patents for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 tires produced by Michelin in the U.S.`

Six Ways to Keep From Being Sued by Your Employees

The occasional lawsuit is part of the cost of doing business; however, employers can help to reduce the number of employment suits they face by following these simple rules.

Avoiding Employment Lawsuits Over the Holiday Season

I adore the holidays. The hustle, the bustle, the presents, and the cheer all make me happy. However, for the sake of this column, I will be playing the part of Scrooge as we walk through some of the employment missteps that can occur during the most wonderful time of the year.

Michelin Files Suit Against Tire Recappers

Michelin North America has filed a lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville, alleging the company infringed design patents for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires.

How to Save Your Company Money

While every company would prefer to not get sued, chances are it will happen. So, if you’re interested in learning about some common issues with fairly simple solutions that could save your company thousands (or millions) of dollars if you are sued, please, read on.

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses $2.7M in Damages Against Goodyear

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will no longer owe $2.7 million in damages for its alleged misconduct following a product liability lawsuit.

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Michelin Settles in Patent Infringement Case Against Atturo, Svizz-One

Following the patent infringement suit Michelin North America filed against Atturo Tire Corp. and Svizz-One Corp. in May regarding a tread design, Michelin announced it has reached a favorable settlement agreement with the companies. The lawsuit was filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and alleged that two tire models

Bridgestone Wins Infringement Lawsuit

A ruling in favor of Bridgestone Corp. was upheld in a recent appeals case, the tiremaker shared. In October 2013, Bridgestone filed a lawsuit against Chinese tire manufacturer Triangle Tyre Co. Bridgestone said Triangle had been manufacturing and selling tires using a tread pattern for studless tires that’s exclusive design rights held by Bridgestone. In

Three Former Les Schwab Employees Seek Damages

Three former Les Schwab employees have filed a lawsuit against the tire dealership, claiming discrimination and unlawful retaliation. The plaintiffs are seeking $15 million in punitive damages and $750,000 in compensatory damages. According to court documents the defendants, which include HR, area, and store managers, “acted in malice or showed reckless and outrageous indifference” by