BMW Driver Tells 9th Circ. Noisy Brakes Are Safety Concern

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 10:32 PM EST) -- A BMW driver told the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday that the noise generated by his car’s squealing brakes poses a safety concern the company had a duty to disclose, and urged the court to revive his fraud class action.

Plaintiff attorney Hovanes Margarian told the appellate court that a California federal judge wrongfully tossed his putative class action alleging that the optional high-performance ceramic brakes make excessive squealing noises. He said that BMW had a duty to disclose the noise since it could be considered a safety...
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Case Information

Case Title

Norik Barakezyan v. BMW of North America, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

August 2, 2016

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