Jesus Vidal Rodriguez, et al. v. Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC, et al.

Jesus Vidal Rodriguez, et al. v. Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC, et al.
M2013-01970-COA-R3-CV

This is an appeal from a jury verdict in favor of the defendants in a products liability action arising out of a deadly vehicle crash in Mexico. The accident was allegedly caused by a separation of the tire tread and resulting blow-out and vehicle rollover. The decedent’s son, daughter, and mother brought suit against the manufacturers of the tire and SUV. The case went to trial, and the jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendants. Plaintiffs appeal an instruction the court gave the jury on contributory negligence and several evidentiary rulings. Finding no reversible error, we affirm the judgment.

Authoring Judge: 
Judge Richard H. Dinkins
Originating Judge: 
Judge Thomas W. Brothers
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017