Jury clears Michelin in Texas product liability case

Weatherford, Texas – A jury in a Texas district court in Weatherford found unanimously recently that Michelin North America Inc. is blameless in a product-liability lawsuit involving the failure of a BFGoodrich Rugged Trail T/A tire, the tire maker said recently.

The suit was filed 15 Dec 2014, before the 43rd District Court of Parker County, Texas, and involved a vehicle crash in which two people were killed and several others injured. The BFGoodrich tire, according to the complaint, had a design and manufacturing defect.

Michelin, however,…

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