Daimler Can’t Quash Suit Over Faulty Mercedes Air Systems

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 12:41 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday refused to fully toss a putative class action accusing Daimler AG of manufacturing faulty air intake systems in its Mercedes-Benz vehicles that cause sudden engine failure, keeping alive fraud and state consumer law claims.

Although U.S. District Judge William J. Martini threw out unjust enrichment, breach of good faith and fair dealing, and breach of implied warranty claims and ruled in favor of Daimler on a choice of law dispute, he allowed class claims for common law fraud and...
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