2018-07-17T19:37:48-07:00By |

Newport Beach, California (September 29, 2015) – Last Friday, MLG Automotive Law filed a national class action lawsuit against Volkswagen for the diesel emissions cover-up. The case, entitled Gregg Klein v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Case No. 2:15-cv-07570), was filed in Federal Court in Los Angeles. Early this month, Volkswagen admitted that it has been [...]

Chrysler’s Record-Breaking Fine Not Nearly Enough

2018-07-17T20:00:31-07:00By |

Published August 5, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On July 2, after years of abuse and defiance, Chrysler finally answered for its actions at a public hearing before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington D.C. At issue was whether Chrysler had met its obligation of protecting consumer safety in recalling millions of defective vehicles. [...]

Uber’s Worst Nightmare

2018-07-17T22:41:33-07:00By |

Published July 8, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - It’s hard to imagine that things could have gotten worse. Earlier this year, ride-share giant Uber Technologies was hit with a bevy of class actions over claims that the company was fraudulently advertising its cars as the “safest rides on the road.” Citing to a string of rapes [...]

Year of the Snake

2018-07-18T00:12:03-07:00By |

Published December 2, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - To be sure, 2014 will be remembered as a year the world changed — the year that honest disclosure gave way to raw deception; the year that automakers challenged our belief in all that is right and just. The crisis began with General Motors’ admission on Feb. 7 [...]

A Failed System

2018-10-02T16:56:10-07:00By |

Published November 11, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - The sad truth is that automakers face little deterrent from U.S. authorities to correctly represent their vehicles’ fuel economy standards. The Environmental Protection Agency has long required manufacturers to state a vehicle’s fuel economy on the window sticker (officially called the Monroney sticker), but there is no regulatory [...]


2018-07-18T00:51:24-07:00By |

Newport Beach, California (July 29, 2014) – On Monday, July 28, 2014, MLG Automotive Law, APLC filed a class action lawsuit against Chrysler Group LLC for defective ignition switches in the company’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Commander vehicles. The lawsuit, entitled Latoya Lumpkin v. Chrysler Group LLC, was filed in U.S. District Court, Central District of [...]

The Company Without a Soul

2018-10-09T16:32:39-07:00By |

Published July 7, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last week, General Motors announced the establishment of its “victim compensation fund” — a pool of money that it will offer to the scores of people it killed and maimed over the past 10 years with its defective products. The underpinnings of the plan rest on GM’s company-wide [...]

Moments of Atrocity

2018-10-10T17:01:15-07:00By |

Published June 3, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Sometimes, good can only rise from depths of pure evil. We are safer today with air travel because of the atrocity of September 11. We were casual with our security screening, and innocent lives were stolen from their families because of it. Nothing can be done to unwind [...]

GM Sued in National Class Action Case Over Ignition Switch Fraud

2020-03-11T23:25:52-07:00By |

Newport Beach, California (March 21, 2014) – Michaels Law Group, APLC filed a class action lawsuit today against General Motors, relating to the massive recall of the company’s vehicles for ignition switch failure. The lawsuit, filed in Federal Court in Los Angeles, alleges that GM knew of the safety defect in 2004, but continued to build [...]

Dodging a Bullet

2018-07-18T20:00:56-07:00By |

Published November 5, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Few words can describe the unmitigated disaster that nearly befell our country last month when a New York bankruptcy judge was set to rule on one of the most explosive cases before the judiciary. The ruling could have inflicted untold damage on our fragile economy, sending scores of [...]

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