Bad Boy Off Road Utility Vehicle Recall

Textron Bad Boy Off Road Utility Vehicle Rollover Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Textron Specialized Vehicles, Inc., of Augusta, Georgia, are announcing the recall of about 1,100 Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles. As a result of the vehicles rolling over, a 14-year-old male passenger died in Toombs County, Georgia in 2014 and, in a separate rollover incident, an adult male operator suffered a serious leg injury. The vehicles lack seat belts, posing a risk of…

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Harley-Davidson Sued Over 103 Twin Cam Engine

HD Twin Cam 103 Law Suit

Two Los Angeles County customers allege a specific engine on Harley-Davidson motorcycles can burn riders. Michael Berke and Wolfgang Costello filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Dec. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Group LLC, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging violation of the Unfair Competition Law and other counts. According to the…

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Harley Sues for Trademark Infringement

Harley-Davidson Trademark Infringement

Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against online retailer GearLaunch. Harley-Davidson also brought an action for counterfeiting, trademark dilution, cybersquatting, copyright infringement, and unfair competition. The suit, filed on August 30 at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Division, claimed GearLaunch had infringed its copyright and trademarks by selling infringing apparel online. GearLaunch, a California-based company, and its six associated business, Gear…

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Kenny Roberts Sr. Sues His Son Kurtis

Kenny Roberts Senior

Three-time 500cc World Champion Kenny Roberts Sr. has filed a domestic violence order against his 37-year-old son, three-time AMA Pro Road Racing Champion, Kurtis, with a court date that was on, Monday, August 29, 2016. Kurtis Roberts was hand delivered a Cease and Desist notice on August 11 on behalf of Roberts Sr. and his brother, 2000 500cc World Champion Kenny Roberts Jr. “Both Messrs. Roberts are respected professionals in…

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BRP Pays Additional Fine for Patent Infringement

BRP Arctic Cat Can Am Patent Case

Recreational vehicle maker Arctic Cat Inc. is entitled to even more damages on top of the $47 million award it won from rival Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled Aug. 12 ( Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational Products., Inc. , 2016 BL 263827, S.D. Fla., No. 14-62369, 8/12/16 ). The ruling, which appeared on the docket Aug. 15, increases the…

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