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Ford 6.0 Liter Diesel Engine Class Action

Caddell & Chapman served as lead counsel in In re Navistar Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation, an MDL proceeding (Case No. MDL-2223) consolidating some 35 cases from around the country against Ford in the Northern District of Illinois federal court in Chicago. The case involved defective diesel engines used by Ford in certain model pickup trucks and vans. Caddell & Chapman attorneys Michael Caddell and Cynthia Chapman, and their co‑counsel, negotiated a settlement package …

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Forced Arbitration – Can I Sue?

If you have a telephone, a bank account, or a cable subscription, you may have already given up your right to sue the companies that provide you these services without realizing it.

Companies that do not want to be held accountable for their actions often insert forced arbitration clauses in their form contracts. These clauses state that their customers give up their right to sue in a court of law and give up their right …

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Consumer Frauds: Mislabelled Liquor

On May 23, 2013 the New Jersey Attorney General and Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control announced that more than 100 investigators raided 29 restaurants and bars that were allegedly substituting premium alcoholic beverage brands with non-premium brands. They creatively titled the project “Operation Swill.” These establishments allegedly filled premium brand bottles with non-premium alcohol in an effort to deceive the customers who paid increased prices for premium brand alcohol, but received non-premium …

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California

False “On Sale” Claims Illegal in California

Have you ever triumphantly purchased a product advertised as “on sale” at what you thought was a discounted price, only to learn that the supposed “sale” price was just as high as, if not higher than, what other stores were charging?  If you live in California, the store that falsely advertised that product as “on sale” could be liable for consumer fraud.

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Hinojos v. Kohls

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