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A Class Action Lawsuit Targets Defect on Interior Trim Pieces and Accuses Mercedes-Benz of Violating the Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition Law, Fraud by Omission, and Breach of Warranties

Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 22, 2012

Gilman Law LLP a leading national consumer protection and products liability law firm, is investigating claims involving chrome-plated interior trim pieces found in vehicles sold or leased by Mercedes-Benz.

According to a putative class action lawsuit filed in California federal court, Mercedes-Benz USA LLC is accused of selling and leasing cars with defective chrome-plated interior trim pieces that can lacerate passengers’ hands (Case number 2:12-cv-00936 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California).

The suit was brought on behalf of those who purchased or leased 2006-2011 Mercedes-Benz vehicles that were manufactured, distributed, and sold by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC and/or its related subsidiaries and affiliates. The complaint described the defect as a mechanical failure involving defective chrome plated interior trim pieces that flake, crack, and peel, which create sharp edges on the chrome plated interior trim pieces that can cause lacerated fingers and injuries.

The complaint against Mercedes-Benz and related defendants alleges violation of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, unfair competition, breach of express and implied warranties, and fraud by omission.

If you purchased or leased a 2006-2011 Mercedes-Benz vehicle that was manufactured, distributed, or sold by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC and/or its related subsidiaries and affiliates, more information and the opportunity to arrange for a free lawsuit evaluation is available at http://www.gilmanlawllp.com. Free case evaluations may also be arranged by calling Toll Free at 1-877-428-7374.

About Gilman Law LLP

Gilman Law LLP, a leading national law firm with offices in Florida and Massachusetts, has been recognized for delivering successful results to their clients across a broad range of claims stemming from consumer protection claims, consumer product injury, mass tort, and class action lawsuits. For over 32 years, the Gilman Law LLP team of highly experienced lawyers has earned renown for tireless work on behalf of their clients on many of today’s most challenging and important legal issues.

Contact:

Gilman Law LLP

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3301 Bonita Beach Road

Bonita Springs, FL 34134

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Toll Free 888-252-0048

http://www.gilmanlawllp.com

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Article source: http://www.chron.com/business/press-releases/article/Mercedes-Benz-Chrome-Defect-and-Hand-Laceration-3348633.php

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