Mercedes Owners Say E-Class Leaks Gas

Law360, Chicago (July 23, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- Three consumers have hit Daimler AG and its Mercedes-Benz USA LLC unit with a putative class action in Georgia alleging certain E-Class Mercedes-Benz vehicles have a defect that causes gasoline leaks, creating risks of health issues and explosions, according to a complaint released Friday.

In their complaint, filed July 18 and made electronically available Friday, the plaintiffs — from Georgia, Texas and Virginia — allege that model year 2003 through 2009 W211 gasoline E-Class Mercedes-Benz cars are prone to emitting gasoline fumes into the cabin and...
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