BMW Urges Dismissal Of Mini Cooper Steering Class Action

Law360, Dallas (October 15, 2012, 2:17 PM EDT) -- BMW of North America LLC asked a California federal court on Friday to toss a putative class action alleging it concealed a safety defect in its Mini Cooper vehicles, saying the plaintiff's counsel brought nearly identical allegations in another suit dismissed last year.

The car company wants out of named plaintiff Sonya Perry's suit alleging that BMW made failed to make disclosures in its advertising about an allegedly defective power steering system its model year 2002 through 2009 Mini Coopers, telling the court Perry's suit should...
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