Fourth Round of Settlements: If your dealership filed a valid Proof of Claim in the first, second, and/or third rounds of dealership settlements in this litigation, you may rely on that Proof of Claim and do nothing further to participate in the current settlements. You may view the full notice here. An updated claim form is available on the File a Claim page.
Third Round of Settlements: Distribution for Third Round claims will begin on November 27, 2019.
Second Round of Settlements: Distribution for Second Round claims occurred on September 20th, 2018.
First Round of Settlements: Distribution for First Round claims occurred on April 9th, 2018.
In the News: The matter has recently been featured in Automotive News. If you would like to read the article, please find it here.
You can make a claim for money benefits if you are an automobile dealership that indirectly purchased certain component parts and/or purchased new vehicles containing these parts (“Dealer”) in the District of Columbia or one or more of the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
This is the fourth group of settlements that provide benefits to eligible Dealers. Please note that the claims filing deadline for the first group of settlements was May 15, 2016, the deadline for the second group of settlements was April 28, 2017, and the deadline for the third group of settlements was January 21, 2019. It is too late to file a claim for the first, second, or third group of settlements.
The deadline for the fourth group of settlements is April 17, 2020.
Important Dates - Round 4
Claim Deadline: April 17, 2020
Opt-Out Deadline: November 22, 2019
Objection Deadline: November 22, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: December 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.