Sutter County, California
Our client, Bryan D., purchased a 2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck from Larry Geweke Ford in Yuba City, California. Unfortunately for Bryan, the 2004 Super Duty was one of the many 6.0-Liter Super Duty trucks sold by Ford Motor Company that suffered a series of serious powertrain issues. Bryan’s truck suffered problems with the turbo charger, check engine lights, EGR valve issues, no starts, and a wide variety of other problems. When our attorneys stepped in, we were able to negotiate a very substantial settlement for Bryan, which included Ford paying him back much more than he paid for the truck and all of his attorney’s fees and costs.
Los Angeles County
Our client, Lisa N., is an accountant from Torrance, California, that purchased her new 2011 Jeep Wrangler from Dave Ellis Chrysler Jeep. Unfortunately, her Wrangler turned out to be a complete disaster, suffering a wide variety of engine issues, transmission issues, and other very serious problems throughout her ownership. She finally was forced to get rid of the Wrangler and trade it in for a Chevy; but Chrysler refused to do right by its customer and pay Lisa her money back. Our attorneys took her case to trial and delivered a big win for Lisa. The downtown Los Angeles jury ordered Chrysler to pay her two and a half times what she paid for the truck. Later, the court also ordered that she also receive all of her attorney’s fees and costs from Chrysler.
Our clients, Joe and Sabine D., are a couple from Thousand Oaks, California who purchased a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible from Santa Paula Chevrolet, in July of 2012, looking forward to years of top-down enjoyment. Unfortunately, their hopes were dashed when the vehicle developed a series of squealing noises from the engine, strange smells, recalls, interior issues, electrical problems, and other warranty defects. Our attorneys were able to settle this case for approximately three times what our clients had purchased the car. In addition, as part of the settlement, General Motors agreed to pay all of our clients’ attorney fees and costs.
Our client, Clayborne H., is a retired contractor residing in El Dorado Hills, California. He has purchased a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee for approximately $40,000 in November of 2011. Unfortunately, his vehicle developed a series of transmission issues, recalls, and electrical problems. Frighteningly, at some point his vehicle actually caught on fire because of a widespread issue with the the electrical connection to the sun visor in 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokees. Our attorneys were able to settle this client’s case for a substantial settlement equal to over three times his Lemon Law buyback. Also, the court in Sacramento later ordered that Chrysler pay all of Clayborne’s attorney fees and costs on his behalf.
Santa Barbara County
Our client, Danielle H. resides in Santa Barbara, California and loves her horses. Danielle purchased a 2013 Ford F-350 for its towing capacity to help her tow her horse trailer and travel throughout the county. Unfortunately, the vehicle developed a series of unfixable and inexplicable stalls, which stranded Danielle and her horses many times on the road. Throughout her many presentations, Ford Motor Company was unable to fix the vehicle and refused to voluntarily repurchase it from her. However, when we stepped in, we were able to negotiate a substantial settlement equal to over two and a half times what she paid for the truck. Of course, as part of the deal, Ford Motor Company also paid all of her attorney fees and costs.
Our client, Mark L., was a firefighter in Atwater, California with Cal-Fire that purchased a 2006 Ford F-350 from Century Ford. Unfortunately, Mark’s truck suffered a series of all too common Super Duty turbocharger problems, which resulted in numerous check engine lights, rough driving, and poor performance. While he was forced to get rid of the truck early, Ford Motor Company refused to do right by its customer and voluntarily repurchase the truck. When we stepped into the litigation, we were able to negotiate a substantial settlement for Mark, which was equal to over seven times his Lemon Law buy back. Also, as part of Mark’s settlement, Ford Motor Company agreed that it would pay all of Mark’s attorney fees and costs.
Los Angeles County
Our client, Olga C., is a resident of Palmdale, California and purchased a 2014 Fiat 500 L from Fiat Los Angeles for approximately $43,000. Unfortunately, after only 13,000 miles, the vehicle developed a series of serious and troubling transmission and engine issues. Olga attempted to resolve her problems directly with Fiat but was unable to do so because they refused to follow the law, do right by their customer, and repurchase her vehicle. When we became involved in her matter, we were able to settle the case for a significant sum, which included repayment of all of her payments, the payment of a significant civil penalty by Fiat to Olga, and of course, FCA paid all of Olga’s lawyer bills and costs as well.
Los Angeles County
Our clients, Joe and Ruby A. owned a 2008 Ford F-250, which Joe used as a work truck. Unfortunately, the truck developed a series of serious engine problems that Ford Motor Company and its dealerships were unable to fix. The vehicle would regularly misfire, crank and not start, stall, and suffered from both coolant and oil leaks. Ultimately, our attorneys were able to resolve the matter with Ford Motor Company for over two and a half times what Joe and Ruby paid for their truck. Of course, as part of the settlement, Ford Motor Company also paid all of Joe and Ruby’s lawyer’s bills.
San Francisco County
Our clients, David Z. and Julianne V. are residents of Oakland, California and purchased a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee as a reward to themselves after successfully starting up their own new business. In spite of the vehicle costing over $55,000 when they purchased it from Walnut Creek Chrysler Jeep Dodge, the vehicle quickly developed a series of problematic engine and transmission issues. David and Julianne took the vehicle in for service numerous times; but Chrysler was never able to conform the vehicle to warranty. Repeatedly, the authorized Chrysler technicians advised that nothing was wrong with their vehicle and it was “operating as designed.” The lawyers at CCA handled served as their counsel in binding arbitration against FCA. Ultimately, the arbitrator found in David and Julianne’s favor, awarding them three times what they paid for the vehicle. Later, the arbitrator also ordered that Chrysler pay all of our client’s attorney’s fees and costs.
Our client, Paul W., resides in Roseville, California and runs his own landscaping business. He purchased a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 from Folsom Lake Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for over $35,000 to use as part of his landscaping business. Unfortunately, Paul’s truck developed a series of very serious engine and transmission issues early on that Dodge simply could not fix. Paul took in the vehicle numerous times to Folsom Lake CDJR for service and they were never able to get things working right on his truck. Altogether, his car spent dozens of days in the shop and was presented for repair numerous times. FCA US refused to resolve his matter amicably and ultimately faced a jury of 12 in Sacramento County Superior Court. Our attorneys were able to deliver an excellent result for Paul when the jury returned and awarded him over three times what he paid for the truck. Later, the Sacramento Superior Court also ordered that Chrysler also pay all of our attorney’s fees and costs on Paul’s behalf.