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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Albuquerque Volkswagen owners upset over VW Scandal

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September 29, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Albuquerque Volkswagen owners are speaking out against Volkwagen and their “cheater diesel” engines.  University of New Mexico freshman Alice Vernon bought her first car, Volkswagen Jetta, this summer because she “thought it would be economically speaking a good car that would last me a long time and get me really good gas mileage.”  Unfortunately Vernon,…

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First New Mexico Volkswagen Lawsuit filed by Egolf Ferlic and Day

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September 29, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican Egolf + Ferlic + Day filed the first New Mexico lawsuit against Volkswagen of America and two Albuquerque Volkswagen dealerships.  The lawsuit “accuses the companies of fraud, breach of implied warranty, breach of contract and violations of the New Mexico Unfair Trade Practices Act.”  The act will allow the plaintiffs to receive punitive…

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Egolf Ferlic + Day file Class Action Volkswagen Lawsuit

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September 29, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Santa Fe law firm Egolf + Ferlic + Day filed a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen and two Albuquerque Volkswagen dealerships.  Earlier this month Volkswagen admitted to installing software on 11 million “clean burning” Diesel engines so they would pass emission inspections. “The list of potential class members continues to grow,” attorney John Day said. “We’re getting…

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Own an affected Volkswagen? Call Egolf + Ferlic + Day

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September 25, 2015 Egolf + Ferlic + Day is looking for people who purchased (new or used) an affected Volkswagen. The list is: Jetta (Manufacturing year 2009 – 2015), Jetta Sportwagen (MY 2009-2014), Beetle (MY 2012 – 2015), Beetle Convertible (MY 2012-2015), Audi A3 (MY 2010 – 2015), Golf (MY 2010 – 2015), Golf Sportwagen (MY 2015), Passat (MY 2012-2015). Our…

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Patricia Brainard files Whistleblower suit against DOC

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September 23, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican Kate Ferlic’s client Patricia Brainard filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the Department of Corrections on Friday in Santa Fe.  Brainard claims she was fired for two reasons – questioning the use of Pearson-Vue’s GED program and agreeing to testify in Catherine Johnson’s whistleblower trial, also against the Department of Corrections. In the lawsuit,…

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Don Moya’s emails expose the APS Scandal

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September 19, 2015 Albuquerque Journal The Albuquerque Journal obtained internal emails between APS CFO Don Moya, Superintendent Luis Valentino and Deputy Superintendent Jason Martinez that exposes the APS scandal regarding requests for proposals and shady backgrounds of proposed vendors.  In the emails, Luis Valentino writes to Jason Martinez he is “going after him (Moya) with both barrels.”  Valentino also implies a possible…

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John Day breaks down the Steve Casaus Verdict

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September 11, 2015 KOAT John Day, KOAT legal analyst, breaks down the Steve Casaus verdict in the Omaree Varela child abuse trial.  Jurors deliberated for eleven hours and found Steve Casaus guilty on 5 charges including child abuse with reckless disregard.  However, the most severe charge, child abuse resulting in death, the jury found Steve Casaus not guilty.  John Day…

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John Day discusses the impact of a sick juror in Steve Casaus Trial

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September 10, 2015 KOAT KOAT Legal Analyst John Day discusses the impact of a sick juror in the Steve Casaus trial.  The 9 men and 3 women jury deliberated for 4 hours on September 9 before being dismissed for the day.  This morning, one juror called in sick, leaving deliberations on hold for the entire day.  John Day explains to…

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