California Supreme Court Watch

Apr 20, 2022
Kia America v. Superior Court (Spellman), S273170.

22-104 Kia America v. Superior Court (Spellman), S273170. (D079858; summary denial of petition for writ of mandate; San Diego Superior Court; Spellman v. Kia America, Inc.; 37-2021-00010801-CU-BC-CTL). Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate. The Court ordered briefing deferred pending its decision in Rattagan v. Uber Technologies, S272113 (#22-29), on certification from the Ninth Circuit, in which the Court agreed to address the following question: Under California law, are claims for fraudulent concealment exempted from the economic loss rule?

Petition for review granted; review held/briefing deferred: 4/20/2022