Williamson v. BMW of Fremont (RG07358760)

Hon. David Hunter – Alameda County Superior Court

CONSUMER LAW:

Consumer Legal Remedies Act

Intentional Misrepresentation/Concealment of Material Facts

Negligent Misrepresentation/Concealment

ATTORNEYS:

Plaintiff, MaryAnn Williamson

Daniel L. Casas, Esq. (Casas Riley & Simonian, LLP – Los Altos, CA)

Defendant, BMW of Fremont

Elizabeth L. Kolar, Esq. (Kolar & Associates- Santa Ana, CA)

FACTS:

Plaintiff, MaryAnn Williamson purchased a “certified pre-owned” BMW X5 in January 2004. Plaintiff alleged that the car was never properly CPO certified and/or should not have been CPO certified because of alleged pre-existing engine problems. BMW of Fremont denied Plaintiff’s allegations.

COURT TRIAL:

Defense verdict in favor of BMW of Fremont plus attorneys fees and costs against Plaintiff and in favor of the dealership in the amount of $9,500.