Automotive Parts Dealership

Settlement Amount
$310 million to date
Deadline
Receiving claims with no guarantee of acceptance by the Claims Administrator
BACKGROUND
If You Are an Automobile Dealership that Purchased New Vehicles or Parts from an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) in the U.S. from January 1, 1998 to at least August 10, 2016, you could receive money from a recent Class Action Settlement. This settlement pertains to antitrust allegations against a variety of auto parts manufacturers.
SETTLEMENT: $310 million to date
Who is eligible?
As a qualifying Dealer, you or your company may be entitled to a cash payment for ANY new vehicle received from an OEM during the at least 18 year time frame; provided the acquisition was made in a qualifying state.
Eligible States:
Dealers in the District of Columbia and the following states:
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin.
Qualifying vehicles include automobiles, light trucks, vans. (Commercial Vehicles are not included) Dealer eligibility is based upon the concept that new vehicles contain these auto parts, some of which may be manufactured by the defendants
Purchasing Data Needed to Confirm Purchases:
To verify eligible purchases, dealerships will need to supply OEM Statements or other internal statements confirming vehicle purchases per year. Year-end statements are the best source for verification of purchases.
Defendants: Various Manufacturers of Auto Parts
Deadline: Receiving claims with no guarantee of acceptance by the Claims Administrator