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:
McGowan Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) has agreed to settle a class action alleging that it included an illegal tying provision in its LifeTime Engine Guarantee. The provision requires that the owners of the covered engine have the oil changed professionally once every four months or 4,000 miles, whichever comes first, and requires that the oil used be Castrol brand. The complaint alleges that the agreement should not require use of a particular brand of oil, because it may be more expensive than other, comparable brands.Docket Number:
Company: McGowen Enterprises Inc.
Filing Deadline: July 2, 2018
Class Period: May 5, 2013 to January 8, 2017
Objection Deadline: July 2, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: July 2, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: October 2, 2018Proof of Purchase:
You must provide evidence (such as a receipt) showing that you had the oil in the vehicle professionally changed between May 5, 2013 and January 8, 2017.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if, between May 5, 2013 and January 8, 2017, you bought a vehicle from Car Sense, Inc. (now MEI) and accepted the LifeTime Engine Guarantee offered by Car Sense.Typical Settlement Amount:
One-time cash payment of $30 per class member.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky
Case Name: Leary v. McGowen Enterprises, Inc.
Settlement Website: MEI LifeTime Engine Agreement Settlement Website
Kurtzman Carson Consultants
Leary v. MEI
c/o KCC Class Action Services
P.O. Box 404000
Louisville, KY 40233-4000