US Foods, Disney Object To $135M Deal In Truck Engine Row

Law360 (October 11, 2019, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Disney and U.S. Foods are among truck fleet owners objecting to a $135 million settlement between Navistar Inc. and a proposed class of truck buyers, saying the deal is inadequate and unfair because it fails to compensate them for the diminished market value of trucks with defective diesel engines.

Four objectors — The Walt Disney Company, Ferguson Enterprises LLC, Southern California Edison Co. and US Foods Inc. — told an Illinois federal judge that the lost value of their trucks is the single largest category of damages incurred by class members as a result of the defective engines manufactured and sold by Navistar,...

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