Ford Defeats NJ Lemon Law Claim In Corrosion Suit

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 3:14 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday trimmed a proposed class action against Ford Motor Co. that alleges the company failed to disclose in the warranty and owner's manual a design defect that led to the corrosion of hoods on various vehicles.

Ford had argued plaintiff William Mickens did not adequately allege how the automaker’s failure to report the alleged defect to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs caused his loss, and U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty agreed, saying Ford was not obliged to report defects under...
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