Class Certification Granted To Ford Focus Owners In Suspension Defect Suit

(September 28, 2016, 12:40 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Sept. 23 certified a class of Ford Focus owners who claim that a defect in the rear suspension of 2005 to 2011 models caused premature tire wear (Margie Daniel, et al. v. Ford Motor Company, No. 11-2890, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130745).

(Opinion available. Document #43-161007-011Z.)

Margie Daniel purchased a Ford Focus in January 2011 in California. She claimed that her Focus and others have an “alignment/geometry defect” in their rear suspensions that leads to premature...
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