Court Denies Classes In Land Rover Defect Disputes

Law360 (October 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal Judge on Monday denied class certification in two cases alleging Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC’s LR3 model Land Rovers contain a manufacturing defect that causes premature tire wear.

Judge Andrew J. Guilford of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California determined that the proposed classes in both suits were disproportionate to the number of people who actually experienced the suspension defect, which was estimated to affect between 1.9 percent and 20 percent of Land Rover’s 2005 and 2006 LR3 vehicles....
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