Milicevic v. Fletcher Jones Imports, Ltd.
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
402 F.3d 912 (2005)
Marina Milicevic (plaintiff) purchased a new car from Fletcher Jones Imports, Ltd. (Fletcher) (defendant). However, from the outset, the car had problems with the brakes and rear window, forcing Milicevic to bring the car to Fletcher for repairs multiple times. All repairs were made under Fletcher’s limited written warranty. After only seven months from the date of purchase, the car had been in Fletcher’s repair shop for 55 days. Milicevic asked Fletcher to either replace the car, or reimburse her for the cost of the car and take it back. Milicevic did not receive a satisfactory response from Fletcher. Milicevic sued Fletcher, claiming breach of express and implied warranties, as well as violations of Nevada’s lemon law and the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (M-M Act), 15 U.S.C. §§ 2301-12. [Editor’s Note: The M-M Act is commonly known as the federal lemon law.] After a bench trial, the district court found in favor of Milicevic. Fletcher appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Bea J.)
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 726,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee
Here's why 726,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 45,700 briefs, keyed to 983 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.