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Jonathan Michaels Selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

2020-05-07T12:01:12-07:00By |

Costa Mesa, California (May 12, 2020) – Jonathan Michaels, founding member of MLG Attorneys at Law, has been selected to be a part of the exclusive list of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100. Selection to the list is by invitation only and is strictly for the nation’s best litigators. Jonathan Michaels has been in practice [...]

MLG Files Class Action Against Hyundai and Kia For Power Window Defect

2022-01-14T14:32:14-08:00By |

Costa Mesa, Calif., Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MLG, APLC has filed a class action lawsuit against automotive manufacturers Hyundai and Kia for what it calls a "serious defect" with their power window systems. The case, Zachary McCready v. Hyundai Motor America (Case No. 30-2019-01108261), was filed in the Orange County Superior Court on October [...]

MLG Files Class Action Against 7 Automakers

2020-03-11T22:58:14-07:00By |

Costa Mesa, Calif., July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MLG, APLC, along with class action powerhouse Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, has filed a national class action lawsuit against seven automotive manufacturers and a tier-one parts supplier for what it calls a "deadly airbag defect." The case, Ryan Baldwin v. Kia Motor America, Inc. (Case No. 8:19-cv-1376), [...]

Jonathan Michaels Selected to America’s Top 100 “Bet-the-Company” Litigators

2019-09-16T17:23:12-07:00By |

Costa Mesa, California (June 18, 2019) – Jonathan Michaels, founding member of MLG, APLC, has been named to the exclusive list of America’s Top 100 “Bet-the-Company” Litigators. Selection to the list is by invitation only and is reserved for the nation’s most exceptional trial lawyers in high stakes cases. With its extremely high standards, less than one-half [...]

Fraud in the Sales Department – A Case Study

2019-05-31T09:28:54-07:00By |

Published May 23, 2019, Dealer's Voice - Operating an automobile dealership requires risk management and delegation. Dealer principals must delegate to ensure the daily functioning of the dealership and to meet sales expectations. However, delegating duties creates risks that principals must understand and manage to ensure the dealership complies with state, federal, factory, and other administrative [...]

Warranty Availability Before Sale

2019-05-29T17:27:25-07:00By |

Published May 23, 2019, Dealer's Voice -Dealers today have hundreds of consumer products that they offer for sale that have a manufacturer warranty. Retailers typically rely upon the product manufacturers to provide customers with all the terms of warranties, but they should keep in mind that federal law places the burden on the seller to offer [...]

The Devil is in the Details

2019-05-29T16:27:16-07:00By |

Published May 23, 2019 Dealer's Voice - The labyrinth of wage and hour compliance in California just got another twist. In Troester v. Starbucks Corporation, Case No. S234969, the California Supreme Court, in answering a certified question from the United States Circuit Court for the 9th Circuit regarding the so called de minimis rule under the [...]

Forecast Calls for Compliance

2019-05-29T17:04:06-07:00By |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - In the compliance world, it’s impossible to prepare for every possibility. However, you can look for trends and leanings and bet on outcomes. In preparing for 2019, here are some things you may want to consider. Federal Activity The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection isn't going anywhere. Notwithstanding the [...]

Play by the Book

2019-05-29T17:09:38-07:00By |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - Most plaintiffs suing dealerships list as many violations as possible in the hope that at least one will stick. In a recent case, a car buyer alleged five violations in his complaint against the dealership where he bought and financed his car, and all five of them stuck. Keep [...]

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