Motor Vehicle Group

Class Action Defense, Litigation and Motor Vehicle Group

For BMW Financial Services NA LLC: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules in favor of JMBM client in class action lawsuit

For BMW Financial Services NA LLC: On February 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Second Appellate District in the Court of Appeal of the State of California ruled in favor of JMBM client BMW Financial Services in a class action lawsuit, Shanna Lee Kuxhausen v. BMW Financial Services NA […]

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JMBM successfully defeated a dealer's statutory protest of proposed new Volkswagen dealership in the Fresno, California area

In a case brought before the New Motor Vehicle Board in Sacramento, JMBM partners successfully defeated a dealer’s protest against the proposed establishment of a new Volkswagen dealership by the firm’s client Volkswagen of America, approximately 5 miles from the protesting dealership. JMBM then defeated the dealer’s appeal of the Board’s decision, thus winning the […]

Class Action Defense, Litigation and Motor Vehicle Group

For Volkswagen of America, Inc.: JMBM defeats class action lawsuit

JMBM prevailed in a class action lawsuit brought against its client,Volkswagen of America, Inc. The plaintiff claimed injury because of a “Made in the U.S.A.” designation on license plate frame holders. The lawsuit sought damages and injunctive relief. In dismissing the lawsuit, the Court applied recently-enacted language from Proposition 64 which limits a person’s right […]

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Getting Results – California New Motor Vehicle Board Victories

In recent Board protests that did not settle, we won a termination case, and a case that gave our client the right to establish a new dealership less than five miles from an existing dealership. In other recent cases, we obtained dismissals of two termination protests based upon the dealer’s failure to comply with authorized […]