California Supreme Court Watch

Jul 19, 2023
Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969.

#23-148 Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969. (B312261; 89 Cal.App.5th 1324; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC596216.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a motion to compel arbitration. The court limited review to 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; issues limited: 7/19/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.