Products Liability:

Firestone Tires

Firestone tires have been linked to at least 174 deaths and more than 700 injuries. The tires can cause loss of control, car accidents, tread separation, rollovers and tire blowouts.

The recall will cost Ford $3 billion. The company is blaming Firestone Tires, stating the problems point to the design and manufacture of certain Firestone tires built in the Decatur, Illinois plant.