The latest case to be filed in the long-running Volkswagen “Dieselgate” saga is a class action on behalf of VW salespeople in California who claim they lost commission income when the emissions cheating scandal emerged.
It claims “interference with economic relationships, fraud, breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violations of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Practices Act” according to the press release announcing the launch of the case.
It is the latest in a string of cases related to the scandal of VW’s emission’s test cheating devices that were installed in millions of its cars over years, a scandal that has really brought out ‘ambulance chasing’ lawyers. The company has denounced this case as “nonsensical”.
Just the day before this announcement VW was attempting to stop the US Ninth Circuit court from allowing one county in Utah and one in Florida to restart litigation that claim…