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Bardin v. Daimlerchrysler Corp., G034590

Judgment for defendant, car marker, pursuant to its demurrer to a complaint alleging violations of the unfair competition law and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act based on defendant's use of tubular steel in the exhaust manifolds of certain vehicles instead of cast iron is affirmed where plaintiffs failed to state a claim under any of their causes of action.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/23/2006
  • Published 02/23/2006



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Greco Traficante & Edwards, Clyde C. Greco, Jr., Jon S. Brick, San Diego;  Gerard, Osuch & Cisneros, Robert B. Gerard;  Miller Faucher and Cafferty, Marvin A. Miller, Nyran Rose Pearson, Chicago, IL, and William R. Kane, Philadelphia, PA, for Plaintiffs and Appellants., Robinson, Calcagnie & Robinson and Sharon J. Arkin, Newport Beach, for Consumer Attorneys of California as Amicus Curiae, upon the request of the Court of Appeal., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Albert N. Shelden, Assistant Attorney General, and Ronald A. Reiter, Deputy Attorney General, as Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bryan Cave, Kathy A. Wisniewski, St. Louis, MO, John W. Rogers;  Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Los Angeles and Gregory D. Brown, Oakland, for Defendant and Respondent.
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