Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
This settlement was reached in response to a class action against Hertz Corporation and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. about their charges for rental cars that were booked online in the US and picked up and paid for in Mexico. The complaint alleged that the advertised cost of the rentals did not include mandatory insurance charges and that customers were charged an inflated exchange rate for converting US dollars to Mexican pesos.
Hertz DTAG filed for bankruptcy in May 2020, and the $20 million settlement amount is a general unsecured nonpriority claim against the company.Docket Number:
Company: Hertz Corporation
Filing Deadline: November 23, 2021
Class Period: May 24, 2009 to December 31, 2018
Objection Deadline: November 23, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: November 23, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: December 14, 2021Proof of Purchase:
You must submit a claim form to receive a payment. If you did not receive a pre-assigned claimant ID number, or if you received a one with a claim form with filled-in rental information that you do not believe is accurate, you must provide (1) your full name and address at the time of your rental(s), (2) the month(s) and year(s) of your rental(s), (3) the brand of each rental, and (4) the number of rental days for each rental.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who reserved a Hertz, Dollar, or Thrifty rental car that you picked up in Mexico between May 24, 2009 and December 31, 2018.Typical Settlement Amount:
Estimated $26 per day of each rental. Final amount may be higher or lower, depending on the number of valid claims received and other factors.
Total Settlement Amount: $20,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Claim Form: Hertz DTAG Mexico Car Rental Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: In re The Hertz Corporation, et al.
Settlement Website: Hertz DTAG Mexico Car Rental Settlement Website
Hertz DTAG Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch St., Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103