Warner v. Toyota Motor Sales USA

Case # 15-cv-02171
Case Name Warner v. Toyota Motor Sales USA
Jurisdiction US District Court for C.D. CA
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that the frames certain Toyota models were given inadequate corrosion prevention treatment during manufacture.  As a result of this defective manufacturing, which was known to Defendant, vehicles experienced significant degradation and became unsafe during the expected lifespan of the vehicle.

Final Approval Date 05/21/2017
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were found to be without merit and overruled.
  3. Objectors Hopkins and Hope appealed the Final Approval.
  4. The Hopkins appeal was dismissed for failure to file a mediation questionnaire.
  5. The Hope appeal was voluntarily dismissed.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 10/30/2017
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Second Amended Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Gay Hopkins

Objectors Gay Hopkins
Signers Gay Hopkins
Michael F. Creamer
Attorneys Michael F. Creamer
Summary
  1. Settlement contains various subclasses with varying damages.
  2. Notice is overly vague.
  3. Compensation is inadequate.
  4. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  5. Settlement shows signs of self-dealing and collusion.
Attachments Objection of Gay Hopkins.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Hope and Hopkins Objections.pdf
Hopkins Deposition Transcript.pdf
Appeal of Objector Hopkins.pdf
Dismissal of Hopkins Appeal.pdf
Hopkins Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Cemil Hope

Objectors Cemil Hope
Signers Cemil Hope
Bradley D. Salter
Attorneys Bradley D. Salter
Summary
  1. Settlement fails to establish predominance.
  2. Class representatives are inadequate.
  3. Settlement does not adequately compensate class members for their damages.
  4. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
Attachments Objection of Cemil Hope.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Hope and Hopkins Objections.pdf
Hope Deposition Transcript.pdf
Appeal of Objector Hope.pdf
Dismissal of Hope Appeal.pdf
Hope Appeal Docket.pdf
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