Lawn Mower Horsepower MDL Settled For $65M

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has given final approval to a $65 million settlement in multidistrict litigation brought by consumers accusing 10 companies of engaging in a conspiracy to overstate the horsepower of lawn mower engines.

Judge Lynn S. Adelman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin signed off Wednesday on the deals between the plaintiffs and MTD Products Inc., American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., Sears Roebuck & Co., Deere & Co., Tecumseh Products Co., Briggs & Stratton Corp., The...
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