December 27, 2012

A NEW PRACTICE AREA FOR LAWYERS: California man sues Ford on C-MAX Hybrid EPA mileage claim. “Richard Pitkin of Roseville, CA., has filed suit in the federal court for the Eastern District of California against Ford Motor Co. after buying a Ford C-Max Hybrid and discovering the vehicle does not achieve 47 mpg fuel economy in all driving conditions. He is represented by McCuneWright, LLP, a Redlands, CA-based law firm that has been actively involved in litigation againt automakers, including Toyota and Lexus in cases of alleged unintended sudden acceleration, and General Motors, Ford and Hyundai for misleading advertising based on EPA fuel economy figures.”

Related: Firm that filed C-Max MPG suit against Ford has Democratic ties. “Richard D. McCune of the Redlands, CA-based McCuneWright LLP law firm representing a California man in a suit against Ford for allegedly fraudulently advertising its C-Max Hybrid is a deep-pockets contributor to Democratic presidential and congressional candidates and campaign committees.”