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Honda

Honda Brake Class Action

Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the Eastern District of California approved a settlement of a class action lawsuit on behalf of a nationwide class of owners and lessees of 2006–2011 Honda Civics  with rear drum brakes. Plaintiffs Stacie Zakskorn, Javier Hidalgo, and Rachelle Schreiber alleged that these vehicles had a defective braking system, causing the front brake pads to wear prematurely. Because of the defect, the brake pads required replacement approximately every 7,500 to 15,000 …

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Hewlett Packard

HP Wireless Printer Defect Lawsuit

Caddell & Chapman represented consumers who purchased defective 8500 and 8600 Wireless All-in-One printers from Hewlett Packard. Plaintiffs Vincent Ferranti and Carlos Martinho sought to represent a class of all persons and entities in the United States who currently own or lease an HP Officejet Pro 8500 or 8600 Wireless All-in-One printer. They allege that these printers contain a faulty receiver that prevented the printers from establishing a consistent wireless connection. They further allege that …

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Ford

Ford Speed Control Deactivation Switch Litigation

Michael Caddell of Caddell & Chapman has been appointed one of two co‑lead counsel in In re Ford Motor Co. Speed Control Deactivation Switch Products Liability Litigation, an MDL proceeding (Case No. MDL-1718) pending before Judge Bernard Friedman, the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. This consolidated multidistrict litigation proceeding has been brought against Ford Motor Co., arising out of one of the largest vehicle safety recalls …

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Honda

Honda Suspension Defect Class Action

On October 28, 2013, Judge Margaret Morrow of the Central District of California in Los Angeles approved a nationwide class settlement for over 1.2 million current and former owners of 2006-2007 Honda Civics and certain 2008 Honda Civic Hybrids. The plaintiffs alleged that these cars suffered from a suspension defect that caused irregular tire wear, requiring tires to be replaced more frequently and presenting a potential safety hazard.

Serving as co-lead counsel, Caddell & Chapman …

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