California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 28, 2024
Bacon v. BMW of North America, S283551.

#24-42 Bacon v. BMW of North America, S283551. (H050174; nonpublished opinion; Santa Clara County Superior Court; 19CV350387.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969 (#23-148), which presents the following issue: Do manufacturers’ express or implied warranties that accompany a vehicle at the time of sale constitute obligations arising from the sale contract, permitting manufacturers to enforce an arbitration agreement in the contract pursuant to equitable estoppel?

Petition for review granted; briefing deferred: 2/28/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.