Nos. CIV.A. 03-1508(RMC), CIV.A. 04-363(RMC).

402 F.Supp.2d 236 (2005)

Joan Betty DANZIGER, Plaintiff, v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Defendant. Alan Mercado, Plaintiff, v. Ford Motor Company, Defendant.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

October 18, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lisa Dawn Barnett, Regan Halperin & Long, PLLC, Washington, DC, Sean Michael Cleary, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL, Marc Cooper, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL, Lewis Shelton Eidson, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL, Roberto Martinez, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL, Patrick M. Regan, Regan, Halperin & Long PLLC, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs.

James M. Campbell, Mark J. Hoover, Campbell Cambpell Edwards & Conroy, Boston, MA, John A. McCauley, Venable LLP, Marina M. Sabett, Venable LLP, Baltimore, MD, for Defendant.


COLLYER, District Judge.

Ford Motor Company asks the Court to reconsider and reverse its ruling permitting Plaintiffs Joan Betty Danziger, individually and as the representative of her deceased husband, and Alan Mercado to amend their complaints to seek punitive damages. The question revolves around which state's punitive damages law shall apply. Concluding that its initial decision was in error, the Court will grant Defendant's...

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