Subaru Seeks to Dismiss Lawsuit Alleging Windshields Suddenly Crack


Subaru of America, Inc. and Subaru Corporation (collectively, “Subaru”) is seeking to dismiss a putative class action alleging that a defect is causing the windshields to suddenly crack in certain Subaru models.

Subaru contends the Plaintiffs lack standing to bring claims on behalf of vehicles they have not owned or leased. Subaru also contends that its express warranty covering materials and workmanship do not cover design defects. Finally, Subaru claims Plaintiffs failed to plead their fraud claims with sufficient particularity. Therefore, Subaru seeks dismissal of Plaintiffs’ consolidated class action complaint.

The Plaintiffs filed an opposition to Subaru’s motion to dismiss, which is currently pending before Judge Noel L. Hillman.

The case is Christine Powell, et al. v. Subaru of America, Inc., case number 1:19-cv-19114-NLH-JS, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.