Hyundai Brakes Defect Suit Can't Go Forward As Class Action

Law360 (March 6, 2019, 8:01 PM EST) -- A consumer's suit alleging a brake defect in Hyundai's Santa Fe SUVs can't be certified as a class action because she hasn't adequately proved the commonality of the alleged damages suffered by the proposed class members, a New York federal judge has said.

U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer said Tuesday that the suit brought by Anne Marie Haag had fulfilled most of the factors for class action certification, including the requirement that the legal and factual issues of the case be common to all class members, but did not "demonstrate that common issues predominate with respect to the injuries allegedly...

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