Mercedes Class Action Deal Gets Green Light

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 5:56 PM EST) -- A federal judge has given his nod to a class action settlement in a case that pitted car owners against Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, which allegedly refused to pay for repairs to a faulty air intake system that caused cars to flood when it rained.

Under the terms of the deal, which won preliminary approval Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the Daimler AG subsidiary will reimburse car owners for out-of-pocket expenses they incurred to repair the faulty systems and rental...
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