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Document Excerpt: Bickerstaff Letter

SUVs - Suddenly Upside-down Vehicles: Document Excerpt: Bickerstaff Letter

March 10, 2003

According to a federal judge in West Virginia, this letter marked the beginning of a conspiracy to commit fraud on the part of Ford and former Ford engineer David Bickerstaff, in more than 30 rollover cases. Expert witnesses like Bickerstaff are supposed to testify truthfully in their particularly area of expertise. They are not supposed to be "prepared" to testify in a particular party’s "favor."