Cases & Deals

Firestone Building Products wins summary judgment dismissing tort claims

Clients Firestone Building Products Company

Jones Day represented Firestone Building Products Company and obtained summary judgment dismissing plaintiff's tort claims - including a claim that it had been libeled in a recall notice - and establishing plaintiff's liability on Firestone's counterclaims. The parties subsequently negotiated a mutually agreeable settlement.

Mitchell Rubber Products, Inc. v. Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., Case No. 98-1858 NM (RZx) (C.D. Cal.)