BMW Can't Escape Class Action Over Cracked Wheels

Law360, Chicago (December 13, 2013, 6:41 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday refused to toss a proposed class action accusing BMW of North America LLC of selling a sports car with crack-prone alloy wheels, finding that the plaintiff’s warranty claims held up under scrutiny.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White issued an order denying BMW’s motion to dismiss the suit — which concerns the company’s Z4 sports car — rejecting the automaker’s position that plaintiff Barry Jekowsky failed to properly plead claims for breach of warranty under the California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty...
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