Class Actions

1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Brake Settlement

A class action lawsuit (Robert Lubitz, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler Corp. (the "Lawsuit"), is pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division: Bergen County (the "Court"), Case No. BER-L-4883-04, on behalf of all persons in the United States, who bought or leased a Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicle, model years 1999-2004, between May 1, 1998 and the present, excluding fleet and governmental purchasers and lessees (the "Settlement Class Members").

1998-01 Mercedes FSS Engine Damage

Attorney fees of $4.9 million OK’d

Shannon P. Duffy
The Legal Intelligencer

A federal judge has approved a settlement worth more than $32 million in a class action products liability suit against Mercedes Benz brought by owners of cars manufactured from 1998 to 2001 who said they were never warned that use of non-synthetic motor oils would cause premature engine wear.

2003-04 Honda Element Windshield Cracking

 A class action suit was filed August 4, 2004, in California Superior Court, Los Angeles County, alleging a design defect in 2003-2004 Honda Element windshields that leads to cracking.

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1997-00 Ford F150/250, Expedition, Lincoln

Ford Motor Company and Victims' Legal Team Settle Texas Door Latch Case
Thursday April 29, 4:42 pm ET

Door Latch Failure Blamed for the Deaths of Two Texas Women

1983-1995 Ford/Lincoln/Mercury Ignition Module Stalling

On December 9, 2002, after five years of litigation, a settlement was reached in a national class action in California, Howard v. Ford Motor Co., that reimbursed owners for ignition module failures that occurred within the first 100,000 miles, and extended the warranty to 100,000 miles for any vehicle still under this mileage.