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GM Says Engine Defect Class Action Doesn’t Claim Harm

Law360, San Francisco (July 5, 2017, 9:52 PM EDT) -- General Motors urged a California federal judge Wednesday to toss a proposed class action contending the automaker knowingly sold defective vehicles with engines that consume an abnormally high quantity of oil, arguing that there’s no allegation anyone has been harmed by the purported defect.

GM attorney Joseph John Ybarra of Huang Ybarra Singer & May LLP told U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen that the car buyers fail to allege the vehicles pose an unreasonable safety risk, which the automaker would be legally required to disclose....
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