BMW Settles Defective-Subframe Class Action

Law360, New York (August 11, 2009, 2:23 PM EDT) -- BMW of North America LLC has received the green light to settle a class action accusing the automaker of manufacturing defective subframes that caused some vehicles to crack near the trunk floor, forcing owners to shell out costly repair fees.

Judge Dean Pregerson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California signed off on an order Monday approving the deal, under which BMW has agreed to fully reimburse subframe repair expenses paid out by current and former owners and lessees of BMW E46...
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