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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company settled many plaintiffs, hired an ex-con to retrieve evidence of tread failure at fatal crash sites, and were able to make judges seal the records in wrongful death and product liability cases.
Road Warriors: A Tire Maker Finds Itself in a Maelstrom As Trial Lawyers Circle; Arkansas Suit Could Provide A Blueprint for Others; Cooper Says Products Safe; Chatting Up Ex-EmployeesThe Wall Street Journal tells the story of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., a bit player in the tire industry that is charged with producing faulty tires. Attorneys representing clients suing Cooper for its faulty tires spoke with ex-employees of the company and learned that Cooper had engaged in "awling," an obscure practice that resulted in some tires leaving the Cooper plant with small holes in the tread.