Judge Certifies Class In Honda Braking System Suit

Law360, New York (December 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has certified a nationwide class of plaintiffs in a lawsuit against American Honda Motor Co. that claims the company misled consumers about a braking system touted as helping prevent or mitigate collisions.

Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted the plaintiffs' request to certify a class Tuesday.

The so-called Collision Mitigation Braking System developed by Honda has been described by the company as having the ability to predict rear-end collisions and control brake operations...
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