No. 10-6080.

642 F.3d 1271 (2011)

Misty RALEY, individually and as parent and next friend of C.G., W.G., and C.A.G., minor children, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, LTD., a Korean corporation; and Hyundai Motor America, a California corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

June 14, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John M. Merritt , Merritt & Associates, P.C., Oklahoma City, OK, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Gene C. Schaerr , Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, D.C. ( Jacob R. Loshin , Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, D.C.; James A. Jennings , Linda Kaufmann and Derrick Teague , Jennings, Cook & Teague, Oklahoma City, OK; and Thomas N. Vanderford, Jr. , Hyundai Motor America, Fountain Valley, CA, with him on the brief), for Defendants-Appellees.

Before LUCERO, McKAY, and GORSUCH, Circuit Judges.

GORSUCH, Circuit Judge.

Can you appeal a final judgment rendered against someone else? Especially when you aren't a named party to the lawsuit and voluntarily left the case long ago? At least generally, and specifically in this case, the answer is no.

Misty Raley brought this lawsuit against Hyundai alleging that a car it manufactured was defectively designed and responsible for injuries she suffered in an accident. But before trial began, Ms. Raley filed...

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