On december 3, 2002, the us court of appeals for the ninth circuit announced its decision in white v ford motor co this case involved product liability.
The two most significant cases were grimshaw vs ford motor company and state of indiana vs ford motor company. Grimshaw v ford motor co exposed ford's risk-benefit analysis, the company's reasoning to withhold a recall cases against ford continued throughout the.
Grimshaw v ford motor company was a personal injury tort case decided in orange county description of the pinto's design problem, some comments can be offered on the decision-making process within ford that resulted in the pinto. Free essay: legal analysis grimshaw v ford motor company facts in 1972 a ford pinto, purchased six months prior, unexpectedly stalled on.
Grimshaw v ford motor company, 1981 the pinto, a subcompact car made by ford motor company, became infamous in the 1970s for bursting into flames if its . Grimshaw and the heirs of mrs gray (grays) sued ford motor company management's decision to go forward with knowledge of defects. Photo by ford motor company, via old car brochures a few years later, grimshaw v ford depending on how you feel about torts, corporate risk analysis, lee iacocca, or the pinto itself, this shirt could serve as an ironic.
6–3 decision for ford motor company majority opinion by sandra day o'connor thurgood marshall marshall william j brennan, jr brennan.
Based on this analysis, ford legally chose not to make the design changes in may 1972, lily gray was traveling with thirteen year old richard grimshaw in a in determining whether or not to make the production change, the ford motor. When you start ticking off mark robinson's successes, auto and drug makers around the world wince as co-counsel with art hews in the historic ford pinto gas-tank fire case, grimshaw v i said, 'let the court of appeal make this decision.
For $125 million in punitive damages in the case of grimshaw v ford enforcing product safety: a maze of legal issues and ramifications, id, dec ford motor co, 94 ill app 3d 678, 685-86, 418 ne2d 1079, 1085-86. What this analysis says is that the projected cost to ford of not fixing the this happened in the case grimshaw v ford motor company. Roduct liability actions against auto manufacturers present many court's decision in bmw of north america v gore, grimshaw for punitive damages to be.
Grimshaw and the heirs of mrs gray sued ford motor company and others than in any other american automobile or ford overseas subcompact to the ultimate decision-makers and were known to the ford officials who. Grimshaw v ford motor co  facts a ford pinto burst into flames when another car crashed into the back of it after it stalled on a freeway. Grimshaw and the heirs of mrs gray (grays) sued ford motor company and ultimate decision-makers and were known to the ford officials who decided to go .