Steeltex suit survives latest challenge in Calif.


LOS ANGELES, April 24 (Reuters) - A $3 billion proposed class action lawsuit against Bridgestone Corp. survived the Japanese-based company's latest attempt to have it dismissed by a California judge, lawyers said on Thursday. The lawsuit accuses the tire maker of concealing tread separation problems in its heavy-duty Steeltex tires and demands that Bridgestone recall 27.5 million Steeltex R4S, R4SII and A/T tires. The lawsuit claims the tires -- installed on 43 types of vehicles such as ...

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