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Civil Procedure Keyed to Mueller
Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court
Citation:480 U.S. 102 (1987)
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
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Gary Zurcher (Plaintiff) and his wife were injured while riding his motorcycle. Arguing that the accident occurred because of an exploding tire, Plaintiff sued Cheng Shin Rubber Industrial Co. (Defendant), a Taiwanese company that made the inner tube of the tire. Defendant filed a cross-claim against Asahi Metal Industry (Co-Defendant), a Japanese company that made the valve assembly of the tire.
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