Gray v. BMW North America

Case # 13-cv-03417
Case Name Gray v. BMW North America
Jurisdiction US District Court for NJ
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Defendant, BMW, sold convertibles with a known defect in the operation of the retractable roof.  This defect caused both operational problems and safety problems for consumers, who also had to pay out of pocket to have the issue resolved.

Final Approval Date 08/24/2017
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. The Court addressed and overruled all of Objector Sibley's objections (see Opinion, pages 5-6).
  3. Objector Sibley appealed the Final Approval.
  4. Class Counsel motioned for a $15,000 appeal bond from Objector-Appellant Sibley.
  5. The Sibley appeal was voluntarily withdrawn.
  6. The motion for appeal bond was then denied as moot.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 11/14/2017
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Corrected First Amended Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Opinion.pdf
Motion for Appeal Bond.pdf
Order Denying Motion for Appeal Bond as Moot.pdf
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Objection of Gary W. Sibley

Objectors Gary W. Sibley
Signers Gary W. Sibley
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Notice does not sufficiently reach previous owners of affected vehicles.
  2. Settlement improperly contains intra-class conflicts.
  3. Attorneys' fees are excessive and based on an overstatement of the settlement value.
  4. Objection deadline is prior to deadline to file the Motion for Fees.
Attachments Objection of Gary Sibley.pdf
Plaintiff's Response to Objections.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sibley.pdf
Sibley Response to Motion for Appeal Bond.pdf
Dismissal of Sibley Appeal.pdf
Sibley Appeal Docket.pdf
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