Firestone Case

The first defective tire lawsuit against Bridgestone/Firestone has gone to the jury. From McAllen, Texas, NPR's Jackie Northam reports on closing arguments in this $1 billion negligence suit. The family bringing the suit rolled over in their Ford Explorer on a Mexican highway. They've settled with Ford for $6 million.

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