BMW Hit With Mini Cooper Engine Defect Class Action

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 3:41 PM EDT) -- BMW of North America LLC was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday in New Jersey federal court alleging an engine defect in some of its 2007-09 Mini Cooper vehicles have cost vehicle owners thousands of dollars in repair and replacement costs.

Named plaintiffs Joshua Skeen and Laurie Freeman contend BMW has known of the defect, which causes cars to suddenly quit without warning, since 2008, but failed to tell prospective purchasers about the problem, offer a recall or reimburse vehicle owners who have already paid...
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