SAN FRANCISCO – A San Rafael individual alleges a Ford vehicle he purchased has a defective door latch assembly that causes unwarranted "door ajar" warnings.
David Baranco filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on June 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Ford Motor Co. and Lincoln Motor Co. alleging breach of express warranty and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he purchased a 2013 Ford Edge in May 2016 and that the vehicle has a defect. The plaintiff holds Ford Motor Co. and Lincoln Motor Co. responsible because the defendants allegedly knew of the defects of the door latch assembly on their vehicles and failed to make adequate repairs.
The plaintiff seeks damages, restitution and disgorgement, require the defendant to repair the door latch switches, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Timothy G. Blood, Leslie E. Hurst and Camille S. Bass of Blood Hurst & O'Reardon LLP in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 4:17-cv-03580-DMR