Trew v. Volvo Cars of North America LLC
Trew v. Volvo Cars of North America LLC | U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in nationwide class action based on fraudulent concealment of safety defect in Electronic Throttle Module (“ETM”) in nearly a half million Volvo cars and light trucks, in violation of California’s False Advertising Law, Unfair Competition Law, and Consumers Legal Remedies Act. Negotiated settlement that required Volvo to reimburse all current and former owners of affected vehicles with 100 percent of all costs they incurred in connection with repair or replacement of ETMs (which cost up to $1,200 each), up to $50 in towing or car-rental charges, and an extension of the ETM warranty to 10 years or 200,000 miles.
Opposing Counsel: O'Melveny & Myers LLP