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Heather Peters and her 2006 Honda Civic hybrid. She went to court over its disappointing mileage.
February 2, 2012 Heather Peters successfully sued the automaker over her claim that her hybrid Civic wasn't getting as good mileage as she'd been promised. That strategy is likely to be followed by others with complaints about big corporations and their products.
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February 1, 2012 Heather Peters went to small claims court after her Civic hybrid didn't get the mileage she was told it would. She's been awarded nearly $10,000.
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