Case Details

CourtEastern District of Michigan
Docket number2:17-cv-12794
Date case filed2017-08-24
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toDistrict Judge Stephen J. Murphy, III
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Motor Vehicle Product Liability
Nature of suit355 Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Josh Wozniak
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
The Miller Law Firm, P.C.
950 W. University Dr.
Rochester, MI 48307
248-841-2200
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
The Miller Law Firm
950 W. University Drive
Suite 300
Rochester, MI 48307
248-841-2200
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
The Miller Law Firm, P.C.
950 West University Drive
Suite 300
Rochester, MI 48307
248-841-2200
Fax: 248-652-2852
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
1918 Eighth Avenue
Suite 3300
Seattle, WA 98101
206-623-7292
Fax: 206-623-0594
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
1918 Eighth Avenue
Suite 3300
Seattle, WA 98101
206-623-7292
Fax: 206-623-0594
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Angel Castaneda
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Raj Chauhan
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Robert Desotelle
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Samantha Ellis
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Donald Lycan
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: David Mathias
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dennis A. Lienhardt
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: E. Powell Miller
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon S. Almonrode
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas Eric Loeser
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steve W. Berman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Ford Motor Company
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jessica Vartanian Currie
Attorney Contact:
Bush Seyferth and Paige PLLC
3001 West Big Beaver Road
Suite 600
Troy, MI 48084
248-822-7800
Fax: 248-822-7001
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Stephanie A. Douglas
Attorney Contact:
Bush Seyferth & Paige
3001 West Big Beaver Rd, Ste 600
Troy, MI 48084
248-822-7806
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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Short
Description
Long Description
12017-08-24 COMPLAINT filed by Donald Lycan, Raj Chauhan, David Mathias, Angel Castaneda, Robert Desotelle, Josh Wozniak, Samantha Ellis against Ford Motor Company with Jury Demand. Plaintiff requests summons issued. Receipt No: 0645-6368244 - Fee: $ 400. County of 1st Plaintiff: Maricopa County, Arizona - County Where Action Arose: Wayne - County of 1st Defendant: Wayne County, Michigan. [Previously dismissed case: No] [Possible companion case(s): None] (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit 1 - Ford.com - 2017 Ford Fusion webpage, # 3 Exhibit 2 - Ford.com - 2017 Ford Fusion Features webpage, # 4 Exhibit 3 - Ford - 2017 Ford Fusion brochure, # 5 Exhibit 4 - Ford-Trucks.com - forum thread re: Swollen nuts!!!, # 6 Exhibit 5 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug nut problems, # 7 Exhibit 6 - RepairPal.com - comments re: Swollen Lug Nuts on Ford Fusion, # 8 Exhibit 7 - FiestaSTForum.com - forum thread re: Swollen Lug Nuts, # 9 Exhibit 8 - CarComplaints.com - comments re: Dealer Found Lug Nuts Swollen, # 10 Exhibit 9 - FordEscape.org - forum thread re: Swollen Lug Nuts Really!?, # 11 Exhibit 10 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Swollen lug nuts, # 12 Exhibit 11 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug Nut Issues, # 13 Exhibit 12 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug nut warranty, # 14 Exhibit 13 - Ford - 2013 Model Year Ford Warranty Guide) (Berman, Steve) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
1.1 Index of Exhibits
1.2 Exhibit 1 - Ford.com - 2017 Ford Fusion webpage
1.3 Exhibit 2 - Ford.com - 2017 Ford Fusion Features webpage
1.4 Exhibit 3 - Ford - 2017 Ford Fusion brochure
1.5 Exhibit 4 - Ford-Trucks.com - forum thread re: Swollen nuts!!!
1.6 Exhibit 5 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug nut problems
1.7 Exhibit 6 - RepairPal.com - comments re: Swollen Lug Nuts on Ford Fusion
1.8 Exhibit 7 - FiestaSTForum.com - forum thread re: Swollen Lug Nuts
1.9 Exhibit 8 - CarComplaints.com - comments re: Dealer Found Lug Nuts Swollen
1.10 Exhibit 9 - FordEscape.org - forum thread re: Swollen Lug Nuts Really!?
1.11 Exhibit 10 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Swollen lug nuts
1.12 Exhibit 11 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug Nut Issues
1.13 Exhibit 12 - F150Forum.com - forum thread re: Lug nut warranty
1.14 Exhibit 13 - Ford - 2013 Model Year Ford Warranty Guide
22017-08-24 NOTICE of Appearance by Thomas Eric Loeser on behalf of All Plaintiffs. (Loeser, Thomas) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
32017-08-24 NOTICE of Appearance by E. Powell Miller on behalf of All Plaintiffs. (Miller, E.) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
42017-08-24 NOTICE of Appearance by Sharon S. Almonrode on behalf of All Plaintiffs. (Almonrode, Sharon) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
52017-08-24 SUMMONS Issued for *Ford Motor Company* (ATee) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
62017-08-25 NOTICE of Appearance by Dennis A. Lienhardt on behalf of All Plaintiffs. (Lienhardt, Dennis) (Entered: 08/25/2017)
72017-08-31 CERTIFICATE of Service/Summons Returned Executed. Ford Motor Company served on 8/25/2017, answer due 9/15/2017. (Berman, Steve) (Entered: 08/31/2017)
82017-09-13 NOTICE of Appearance by Stephanie A. Douglas on behalf of Ford Motor Company. (Douglas, Stephanie) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
92017-09-13 NOTICE of Appearance by Jessica Vartanian on behalf of Ford Motor Company. (Vartanian, Jessica) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
102017-09-18 STIPULATED ORDER Extending Time for Defendant to File a Responsive Pleading re 1 Complaint, (Response due by 11/14/2017). Signed by District Judge Stephen J. Murphy, III. (DPar) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
112017-11-10 Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages Unopposed Ex Parte Motion for Excess Pages by Ford Motor Company. (Douglas, Stephanie) (Entered: 11/10/2017)