Honda Loses Bid To Nix Fraud Claims Over Power Windows

Law360, Los Angeles (June 10, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday rejected a bid by American Honda Motor Co. to escape a class action alleging it failed to disclose a power window defect, paring breach-of-warranty claims but finding the plaintiffs had sufficiently alleged violations of California and Iowa consumer protection laws.

U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson did not explain his reasoning at a hearing but appeared to agree with the plaintiffs that they had pled the elements of the consumer protection claims with sufficient particularity, among them that Honda was...
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