Man’s Suit Over Volkswagen’s Emissions Belongs In State Court, Judge Rules

Mealey's (October 6, 2016, 10:35 AM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A man’s lawsuit claiming that Volkswagen Group of America Inc. violated the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and other state laws when marketing “clean diesel” vehicles that contained a defeat device to beat emissions tests belongs in state court because the allegations do not raise a federal question, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled Oct. 4 (Christopher Ruzich v. Volkswagen Group of America Inc., et al., No. 16-4753, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138436).

(Opinion available.  Document #08-161014-024Z.)

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