Heather Peters Loses Small Claims Court Appeal, Owes Honda $75

Sometimes when David takes down Goliath, Goliath gets right back up and smooshes him. So it is with a country judge who has ruled today in favor of Honda in their appeal of a $9,867 small claims case won against them by a Civic Hybrid owner who had claimed she couldn't get anywhere near the advertised 50 MPG. » 5/09/12 2:00pm 5/09/12 2:00pm

How Honda Fought Heather Peters In Small Claims Court

Little guy: 1. Honda: 0. That's the results from Round One of Honda v. Civic Hybrid Owner. Which isn't to say that Honda didn't make a valiant effort. And we've got the 120-page evidence packet they submitted to prove it. So how exactly did Honda try to take down Heather Peters? » 2/02/12 3:30pm 2/02/12 3:30pm

How You Can Sue An Automaker In Small Claims Court And Win

Yesterday, Heather Peters proved one woman can strike a blow against a major automaker when she succeeded in a landmark California case against Honda for making false claims about fuel economy.The key? Take them to small claims court. With her help, we've created this definitive step-by-step guide to how she, like a… » 2/02/12 10:50am 2/02/12 10:50am

Civic Hybrid Owner Wins $9,867 In Small Claims Case Against Honda

Heather Peters was successful in her small claims case against Honda, in which she alleged that the car wasn't getting anywhere near the 50 MPG she says the company advertised her car would get. Although Honda only has to pay her $9,687 for this particular ruling, Peters has essentially laid the groundwork for other… » 2/01/12 8:18pm 2/01/12 8:18pm