VW Can't Dodge Suit Over Spontaneously Shattering Sunroofs

Law360 (February 26, 2019, 6:35 PM EST) -- Volkswagen will have to face a proposed class action alleging it knowingly sold vehicles with spontaneously shattering sunroofs, after a California federal judge on Tuesday said the buyers had provided adequate evidence that the German automaker knew about the defect.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar had thrown out most of the claims against Volkswagen in May but gave the plaintiffs a chance to update the parts of their complaint alleging state consumer protection and fraud claims.

Judge Tigar had said the plaintiffs' only evidence that Volkswagen knew about the sunroof problem was that it had issued recalls of related products,...

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