Bloomberg Law
Jan. 17, 2020, 8:33 PM

Ford Will Get High Court Input on Where It Can Be Sued

Martina Barash
Martina Barash

The U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 17 granted Ford Motor Co.‘s request for review of decisions in Minnesota and Montana allowing personal injury suits over cars sold out of state.

A divided Minnesota Supreme Court said Adam Bandemer’s claims arose out of or were related to Ford’s contacts with Minnesota, citing the automaker’s sales and marketing efforts in the state.

And the Montana Supreme Court allowed a suit against Ford concerning an SUV it sold in Washington state that allegedly caused the death of driver Markkaya Jean Gullett in Montana. The Montana court said her use of the vehicle is ...

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