Class Counsel Announce $135 Million Proposed Class Action Settlement of Federal Navistar Diesel Engine EGR Emissions Defect Lawsuits

Navistar MaxxForce Diesel Engine Emissions Settlement

Class members can choose up to $2,500 per truck or $10,000 rebate off new truck, or seek up to $15,000 per truck in out of pocket damages caused by alleged defect

Lieff Cabraser together with co-lead counsel DiCello Levitt Gutzler and Audet & Partners LLP and liaison counsel The Bellows Law Group announce that the parties in the In re Navistar MaxxForce Engines Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liabilities Litigation reached an agreement to settle the nationwide federal class action lawsuit relating to certain MaxxForce 11- or 13-liter diesel engines equipped with an allegedly defective EGR emissions system. Plaintiffs filed the proposed settlement, under which Navistar International and Navistar, Inc. (NYSE: NAV) must pay out $135 million, with Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for her consideration and approval. [Read more…]

Trucking Companies Bring Class Action Charging Navistar With Selling Defective Engines

Jonathan D. Selbin of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that three trucking companies that purchased vehicles in California, Illinois, and Washington state filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against Navistar International Corporation. The complaint, filed late yesterday afternoon in federal court in Illinois, alleges that Navistar actively concealed that its 2008-2013 model trucks were equipped with diesel engines – the Maxxforce Advanced EGR diesel engines – that contained a defective emission system that caused the trucks to suddenly break down. [Read more…]