Consumer Groups Ask 9th Circ. To Rehear Hyundai MDL Deal
By Linda Chiem (March 21, 2018, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Global automakers and tort reform and consumer advocates have urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink its recent rejection of a $200 million settlement in multidistrict litigation over Hyundai Motor America Inc. and Kia Motors Corp. vehicle fuel efficiency, saying the ruling has potentially devastating consequences by forcing courts to weigh state law variations in nationwide deals.
The Ninth Circuit's docket for the Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation MDL grew Tuesday with amici curiae briefs from a variety of stakeholders pressing for an en banc rehearing of a split panel's Jan. 23 ruling that they say makes it far more difficult...
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