St. Louis-based law firm Burger Law, a law firm that specializes in product liability and class action lawsuits, is representing the plaintiff in a lawsuit against manufacturers Ferrari and Robert Bosch. The plaintiff alleges that he twice experienced sudden brake failure due to defective motor vehicle components and asserts that the vehicle and defective component manufacturers are liable. The lawsuit is a class action and may be joined by others who have sustained losses due to the defective product. It is pending in federal court in New Jersey as Case number 2:21-cv-20772-JMV-CLW, and called Rose v. Ferrari North America, Inc. To learn more or submit your information please visit our Ferrari Brake Recall page.
In two separate Part 573 Safety Recall Reports issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Oct. 29, 2021 and Jul. 26, 2022, over 23,000 Ferrari vehicles sold in the U.S. between 2005 to date were recalled due to faulty brake fluid reservoir caps. The reports state that the caps may not vent pressure adequately which can cause the reservoir to leak brake fluid. Further, the report notes that complete loss of brake fluid can lead to total brake failure.
In the complaint, ROSE v. FERRARI NORTH AMERICA, INC., et al, the plaintiff alleges:
The plaintiffs are seeking compensatory, actual, treble, punitive, and/or statutory damages for injury, financial loss, reduction of the vehicles’ value and the Defendants’ concealment of a known defect. Plaintiffs also issued a demand for a jury trial.
There are two legal bases for the lawsuit:
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