Mercedes To Fund Repairs To End Engine Defect Class Action

Law360, New York (March 24, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs suing Mercedes-Benz USA over allegedly defective engine parts have agreed to an unopposed deal that offers putative class members the potential to receive thousands of dollars in reimbursements to repair their vehicles, according to documents filed Monday in California federal court.

The accord stipulates that Mercedes will reimburse putative class members for repair costs they incurred to replace the allegedly defective engines and will cover future repairs on the parts at issue for the lesser of either 10 years or 125,000 miles. If the repair was not done at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer, class members will be reimbursed the actual...

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