Judge dismisses Lisoni complaint; BFS to seek sanctions

From Rubber & Plastics News
INDIO, Calif. (Jan. 26)–A California Superior Court judge has rejected a motion from plaintiffs´ attorneys seeking sanctions against Bridgestone/Firestone for allegedly destroying damaged Firestone Steeltex tires intended to be kept as evidence in a class action lawsuit.

Judge Christopher Sheldon also asked BFS’ lawyers to prepare a formal order that will include recommendations for sanctions against Joseph L. Lisoni, Gail Lisoni and Steven Weinberger. A press release from the plaintiffs’ attorneys expressed “shock and dismay” that Sheldon ruled against them, and…

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