GM Must Face Redhibition Claims Over Chevy Cruze Repairs

By Aebra Coe (March 17, 2015, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge ruled Monday that a class action against General Motors LLC may have made its case under the wrong laws, but the heart of its allegations, that the automaker sells cars that have to be repaired so often they're effectively useless, works as a redhibition claim and can proceed.

U.S. District Judge Maurice Hicks Jr. said that when plaintiffs Amanda Morgan and Sean C. Benoit alleged GM breached an implied warranty of fitness in their May 29 complaint, they in fact adequately asked for recovery under Louisiana's statute for redhibition for the extensive repairs they say their car...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Companies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!