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|No Public Comments at Florida Automobile Insurance Strike Force Governance Rule Development Workshop Today|
Colodny Fass Talenfeld Karlinsky Abate Webb P.A.;
August 17, 2013, previously published on August 15, 2013No public comments were offered at a Florida Division of Insurance Fraud ("Division") Workshop held today, August 15, 2013, on proposed Rules relating to the Florida Automobile Insurance Fraud Strike Force ("Strike Force").
|Toyo Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Tires|
Alexander B. Englehart, Eric W. Schweibenz; Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.;
August 17, 2013, previously published on August 15, 2013On August 14, 2013, Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. of Japan, Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. of Cypress, California, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. of Cypress, California, Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. of Cypress, California, and Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. of White, Georgia (collectively,...
|Ninth Circuit Holds Arbitration Provision Containing Class Action Waiver Enforceable, But Non-Signatory to Agreement Cannot Arbitrate Claims|
Alan D. Leeth, Kristen Peters; Burr & Forman LLP;
August 15, 2013, previously published on August 12, 2013In Murphy v. DirecTV, Inc., - F.3d -, 2013 WL 3889158 (9th Cir. July 30, 2013), consumers brought a putative class action against DirecTV and Best Buy alleging violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act. Plaintiffs claimed that defendants purported...
|Auto Parts Distributor Avoids Liability In Robinson-Patman Suit|
Benjamin R. Dryden, Christopher H. Grigorian; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 14, 2013, previously published on August 12, 2013On July 19, 2013, the Ninth Circuit affirmed an award of summary judgment to an aftermarket auto parts distributor that had received better prices than a competitor. Gorlick Distribution Centers, LLC v. Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 14635 (9th Cir. 2013). In rejecting the...
|In Asbestos Personal Injury Case, Court Holds That Statutory Cap on Noneconomic Damages Is Constitutional and Trial Court Did Not Err in Admitting Plaintiffs’ Expert|
Colleen K. O'Brien; Semmes, Bowen & Semmes A Professional Corporation;
August 12, 2013, previously published on August 2013Plaintiff Joan Dixon contracted mesothelioma. Her husband, Bernard Dixon, allegedly handled Ford Motor Company (“Ford”) brakes occupationally, to which Ms. Dixon claimed exposure. Mr. Dixon also claimed that he may have used an asbestos-containing Georgia-Pacific joint compound in home...
|Automotive Industry on Track for Most Sales Since 2007|
Jeffrey A. Soble; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 12, 2013, previously published on August 8, 2013Those tracking sales for Automakers got good news from July. This continues a positive trend that we noted recently (http://www.dashboard-insights.com/2013/06/24/automotive-economic-indicators-show-promise/#more-). Strong sales now project to hit levels not seen since 2007.
|Setting the Exercise Price of Stock Options|
Joshua A. Agen; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 7, 2013, previously published on August 5, 2013While there are many differences between large and small employers when it comes to executive compensation, one common issue confronted by employers of varying sizes is how to set the exercise price of stock options. Having a sound process for setting the price is important because flawed...
|Going the Extra Mile: Competition Bureau Obtains Consent Agreements From Hyundai and Kia for Inaccurate Fuel Consumption Claims|
Imran Ahmad, Chris Hersh; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
August 7, 2013, previously published on August 6, 2013On August 2, 2013, the Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) obtained Consent Agreements (the “Agreements”) from Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. (“Hyundai”) and Kia Canada Inc. (“Kia”). These Agreements have the effect of a court order and formalize the...
|New Penalties for Misrepresentations From Small Business Government Contractors|
Erin L. Toomey; Foley & Lardner LLP;
July 31, 2013, previously published on July 29, 2013Under a final rule effective August 27, 2013, small businesses, including those in the automotive industry, that willfully misrepresent their small business size status for the purpose of soliciting or obtaining a federal government contract or other federal funding, will face additional harsh...
|Advanced Payments by Automobile Insurers|
Michael Doerksen; Field Law;
July 24, 2013, previously published on July 2013Automobile liability insurers in Alberta have long been permitted to offer advanced payments to injured claimants in part settlement of claims without admitting that the insurer or its insured has any liability. This bulletin looks at two issues surrounding advanced payments: the disclosure of...