Takata Air Bag Liability - Automotive Dealerships Antitrust Litigation

DID YOUR DEALERSHIP OR DEALER GROUP PURCHASE A FORD, LINCOLN OR MERCURY, AS A TRADE-IN, AN OFF LEASE BUY, OR FROM AN AUCTION BETWEEN JUNE 19, 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 5, 2018?

You may be owed a payment for each eligible vehicle that contained a qualifying Takata Air Bag Product

Settlement Total
$299,100,000
Settlement Total
Eligible Purchase Dates
6/19/14 - through 9/05/18
Eligible Purchase Dates
Deadline

0

days
Deadline

Background Information

These Settlements resolve claims that certain automotive companies and manufacturers produced, distributed, or sold certain vehicles containing allegedly defective inflators manufactured by Takata Corporation and TK Holdings, Inc. and affiliates that allegedly could, upon deployment, rupture and expel debris or shrapnel into the occupant compartment or otherwise affect the airbag’s deployment, and that the Plaintiffs sustained economic losses as a result thereof.

Settlement Information


Filing Deadline: March 9, 2021


Who Are the Eligible Class Members?+

FOR FORD AND/OR MERCURY

Your auto group or dealership may be eligible for compensation if it:

1) Owned and/or leased, between June 19, 2014 and September 5, 2018, Subject Vehicles distributed for sale or lease in the United States or any of its territories or possessions; or if it

2) Formerly owned and/or leased a Subject Vehicle a subject vehicle distributed for sale or lease in the United States or any of its territories or possessions, and who or which sold, or returned pursuant to a lease, a Subject Vehicle after June 19, 2014 and through September 5, 2018.


Claim Exclusions+

A branded Dealership may not claim any brand from the same manufactured "Brand Family" as a Settling Defendant.

  • A Ford Dealer may not claim a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury Vehicle
  • A Lincoln Dealer may not claim a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury Vehicle
  • A Mercury Dealer may not claim a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury Vehicle


Additional Criteria may impact whether a vehicle may be claimed, including but not limited to:

1) Whether the vehicle was manufactured with a qualifying Takata Air Bag

2) Whether the vehicle was owned prior to, during or after a recall had been made

3) Whether the airbag repair had been made prior to, during, or after the period of ownership


Eligible Ford and Mecury Vehicles (Subject Vehicles)+

YEAR(S) & MODELS

2007-2010, 2015-2018
FORD EDGE
2006-2016
FORD FUSION
2005-2006
FORD GT
2005-2017 FORD MUSTANG
2004-2011 FORD RANGER
2015-2016
LINCOLN MKC
2007-2010, 2016-2018
LINCOLN MKX
2007-2016 LINCOLN MKZ
2006
LINCOLN ZEPHYR
2006-2011
MERCURY MILAN

Disclaimer

Disclaimer: Class member(s) is/are aware that claim forms are now available from the Class Administrator. Class members are not required to sign up with any third-party service in order to participate in the monetary relief, but may instead file their claim directly with the Class Administrator. For additional information, class members may visit https://www.autoairbagsettlement.com/en.

 

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Step 1: Confirm Eligibility

Which of the following brands of vehicles did your Dealership or Dealer Group purchase, either off lease, on trade or at auction, between June 19, 2014 through September 5, 2018?

Did your Dealership or Dealer Group possess from a trade-in, own or lease any Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicles between June 19, 2014 and September 5, 2018?

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