Mercedes Skirts False Ad Suit Over Parking Cameras, Radios

Law360, Los Angeles (February 1, 2013, 6:09 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed a putative class action alleging Mercedes-Benz USA LLC’s advertisements misled consumers about parking guidance systems and Sirius radio features being standard on its 2012 luxury coupe models, finding the two named plaintiffs don’t have standing to sue.

The suit, which raised allegations of false advertising and violations of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition Law against Mercedes-Benz in July, says the car manufacturer falsely advertised that the standard package on its 2012 CLS550 coupe included a six-month...
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