In May of 2017, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel filed the “Mercedes-Benz Vehicle AC Mold” class action lawsuit in federal court in Georgia against Mercedes-Benz USA on behalf of consumers over complaints that various Mercedes vehicles, dating as far back as the 1999 model year through to the present, have a serious design defect. This defect causes the air conditioning system to accumulate mold and mildew, spewing extremely unpleasant odors throughout the vehicles any time the air system is in use.
The lawsuit seeks class action status and effective long-term repairs, as well as monetary damages for affected Mercedes-Benz owners and lessees, among other relief.
Lieff Cabraser partner and case attorney Annika K. Martin is featured in this October 2017 WSB-TV news report, alerting Georgia consumers to the Mercedes-Benz AC Mold lawsuit. “Mercedes knows, the dealers know, everyone knows, except the customers. Your family, your kids, your dog, all getting moldy air right in their faces every time you turn on the air condition because it’s growing right in the HVAC system,” notes Martin.
Learn more about the Mercedes AC mold case by watching the full WSB-TV Channel 2 Atlanta Interview here.
Contact a National Defective Products Attorney
If you own a Mercedes-Benz vehicle and have experienced unpleasant odors coming from the air conditioning/comfort control system, we would like to hear about your experience. Please contact an automotive defect attorney at Lieff Cabraser by filling out the contact form through the case page.
The information you provide will be important in helping us hold Mercedes-Benz accountable for the alleged defects in its vehicles and any fraud or other misconduct relating thereto. There is no charge or obligation for our review of your complaint.
About Annika K. Martin
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, Ms. Martin represents plaintiffs in class action and mass tort litigation, including plaintiffs with physical and economic injuries resulting from accidents involving GM vehicles sold with a defective ignition switch; patients nationwide suffering from the widespread outbreak of meningitis and other serious maladies caused by contaminated medication; and individuals and businesses across the Gulf Coast harmed by the blowout on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in class action litigation against BP, Transocean, and Halliburton. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum.