Foster v. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. et al

Defendant: Mazda Motor Corp., Ford Motor Company, Mazda Motor of America, Inc., Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Plaintiff: Deborah B. Foster
 
Case Number: 1:2011cv00175
Filed: April 11, 2011
 
Court: Alabama Southern District Court
Office: Mobile Office
County: Escambia
Referring Judge: Katherine P. Nelson
Presiding Judge: William H. Steele
 
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability
Cause of Action: 28:1332
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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January 30, 2012 102 Featured Case Order granting 92 MOTION to Amend Answer filed by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and granting 94 MOTION to Amend Answer filed by Mazda Motor of America, Inc. Ford Motor Company, Mazda Motor Corp. The parties are ordered by 2/6/2012 to file their Amended Answers. Signed by Chief Judge William H. Steele on 1/30/12. (tgw)
February 8, 2013 154 Featured Case ORDER granting 133 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment filed by defendant Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC as further set out. Count II of the Amended Complaint is dismissed. Plaintiff's claims against this defendant will proceed to trial with respect to Counts I and III. Signed by Chief Judge William H. Steele on 2/8/2013. (jlr)
April 3, 2013 172 Featured Case Order granting in part denying in part 135 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Mazda Motor of America, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Mazda Motor Corp. All claims against Ford Motor Company are dismissed with prejudice, and the Clerk of Court is directed to terminate Ford as a party defendant. The 138 MOTION to Preclude Certain Testimony of Plaintiff's Expert, Troy Cottles is moot. The 149 MOTION to Strike Defendant's Summary Judgment Affidavit is granted & portions of the affidavit are stricken as set out. The 156 MOTION to Strike the 155 Notice of Filing Supplemental Authority is granted. Signed by Chief Judge William H. Steele on 4/3/2013. (tgw)
August 15, 2011 73 Featured Case Order re: 48 MOTION to Dismiss for insufficient process and insufficient service of process filed by Mazda Motor Corp. The motion is granted insofar as service was defective and is due to be quashed, but is denied as to the dismissal of plaintiff& #039;s claims for insufficient service. Plaintiff's purported service of process on Mazda Motor Corporation via its American subsidiary is quashed. Plaintiff is ordered to file monthly status reports re: service on Mazda Motor Corp. on the fourth Tuesday of each month, beginning in August 2011. First status report due by 8/23/2011. Signed by Chief Judge William H. Steele on 8/15/2011. (tgw)

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Defendant: Mazda Motor Corp.
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Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Represented By: Mark W. Lee
Represented By: James Alexander Wyatt, III
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Defendant: Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
Represented By: Mark W. Lee
Represented By: James Alexander Wyatt, III
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Defendant: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Represented By: Hope T. Cannon
Represented By: Summer Austin Davis
Represented By: Kenneth Martin Perry
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Represented By: Summer Austin Davis
Represented By: Hope T. Cannon
Represented By: Kenneth Martin Perry
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Plaintiff: Deborah B. Foster
Represented By: Hugh Nilsen Smith
Represented By: Joseph D. Lane
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