Ford Strikes $38M Deal In Ambulance Engine Suit

Law360, New York (June 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. has reached a deal reportedly worth $38 million with a class of thousands of ambulance drivers who accused the auto giant of negligently selling them defective engines.

Ford filed a motion for settlement in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas seeking court approval for a deal that would reimburse over 9,500 ambulance owners for out-of-pocket repair costs and ensure that class members would not incur additional expenses to repair their vehicles.

The settlement package provides “an array of benefits,”...
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