Fiat “EcoDiesel” Class Action Settlement Approved; Claims Process Open

Offers over $307M in substantial cash payments to class members, plus emissions modifications and extended vehicle warranties San Francisco, CA — Judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District Court, Northern District of California today granted final approval of the $307.5 million Fiat Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep (FCA) “EcoDiesel” class action settlement, which will provide eligible owners

2019-05-03T12:09:50+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Consumer Fraud|

Judge Orders Fiat Chrysler and DOJ to Meet With Settlement Master in Emissions Fraud Suit

As reported by Law 360, after significant delays in the settlement process, a California federal judge has ordered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the U.S. Department of Justice to meet face-to-face with a court appointed Settlement Master in order to reach an agreement to end the government’s suit over the automaker’s

2022-08-10T18:32:16+00:00November 30th, 2018|Consumer Fraud|

Fiat Chrysler & Bosch Try to Escape RICO Claims in Emissions Fraud Litigation

Fiat Chrysler and Bosch are trying to convince a federal judge in California to throw out RICO claims brought by drivers in multidistrict litigation centering on claims that the companies cheated on vehicle emissions testing. The companies argue that only regulators, and not the consumers bringing the current lawsuit, are entitled to relief under the

2018-08-03T14:10:13+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Consumer Fraud|