On January 23, 2017, Hon. Beth Freeman of the United States District Court, Northern District of California, granted final approval to a settlement that resolves a class action lawsuit filed in 2015 on behalf of owners and lessees of 2011-2014 model year Hyundai Sonata vehicles who alleged that their vehicles were sold with defective engines that suffered premature failure. The settlement class vehicles include 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonatas with a Theta II 2.0 or 2.4 liter gasoline direct injection engine, and the settlement provides for a number of benefits to class members, including: free inspections and repairs, warranty extensions, and reimbursements for past repairs and related costs. .
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Our car and auto lawyers are contacted by consumers across the country who have bought or leased a defective car, truck, or motorcycle. We have litigated cases involving defective air bags, brakes, headlights, and a wide variety of other components and systems, and likewise, have resolved lawsuits involving many different legal claims (including auto fraud, false advertising, and failure to disclose a safety defect or secret warranty program).
In recent years we have been successful in lawsuits against Honda, Toyota, BMW, General Motors (GM), Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Ducati, Volkswagen, and Audi, recovering millions of dollars for consumers along with additional benefits such as free repairs and inspections, extended warranties, and towing and rental car costs.