Nissan Must Face Transmission Defect Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has preserved most of a putative class action accusing Nissan North America Inc. of concealing defective transmissions in certain Maxima, Altima and Quest vehicles, finding that the plaintiffs had met pleading standards for consumer fraud and other claims.

U.S. District Judge Joseph E. Irenas' Sept. 7 ruling allows some or all of the named plaintiffs to continue pursuing claims for breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty of merchantability, unjust enrichment and consumer fraud claims under state laws in New...
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