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Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
Kearns v. Ford Motor Company
Citation:567 F.3d 1120
Kearns sued Ford Motor Company in California state court alleging that Ford Motor Company violated state consumer protection and unfair competition laws. Ford removed the action to federal court. The district court dismissed Kearns’ amended complaint and second amended complaint. Kearns’ third amended complaint was also dismissed with leave to amend. After Kearns opted not to pursue leave to amend, the district court dismissed the case. Kearns appealed from the dismissal of the third amended complaint, which alleged that, in connection with Ford’s “certified preowned vehicle” program, Ford made false and misleading statements and failed to disclose its limited oversight over the vehicle certification process.
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