Mercedes-Benz Burl Walnut Trim Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.1:19-cv-01411-TWT

Case Summary:

Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC are settling a class action about the burl walnut trim option in certain E-Class Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The complaint alleged that the burl walnut trim is defective and that it fades, becomes discolored, or takes on a cloudy appearance over time.

Docket Number:


Company: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Filing Deadline: August 2, 2022

Objection Deadline: August 2, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 2, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 7, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you are making a claim for a Qualified Past Repair, you must have proof of the repair and of your payment for the repair. You must also have proof of your ownership or leasing of the vehicle at the time of the repair. If you are making a claim for a Qualified Future Repair, you may need other kinds of proof, depending on circumstances. See the Notice and/or the Claim Forms for details.


You may be eligible if you are a current or former owner or lessee of any 2010-2016 212 E-Class Mercedes-Benz vehicles, bought or leased in the US, and originally equipped with the burl walnut or burred walnut interior trim option.

Typical Settlement Amount:

(1) For Qualified Past Repairs: Reimbursement for all or a portion of a past amount paid for repair or replacement. Portions vary from 30-100% of the price of the repair according to the number of years it had in service at the time, provided the vehicle had been in service for less than fifteen years. (2) For Qualified future repairs: You may bring your vehicle to an authorized service center for a Qualified Future Repair, with the percentage of coverage based on your vehicle’s number of years from its in-service date. Vehicles that have been in service for more than fifteen years are not covered by this settlement.

Note that the fading or discoloration cannot be due to external influences such as exposures to chemicals or harsh or abrasive cleaners and not otherwise excluded. Also, see the details in the Notice and on the respective Claim Forms for more information on details and conditions.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$65,000 in Total

Law Firm:
Heninger Garrison Davis LLC

Claim Form: Mercedes-Benz Burl Walnut Trim Settlement Claim Forms

Case Name: Callen et al. v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC et al.

Settlement Website: Mercedes-Benz Burl Walnut Trim Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Mercedes Burl Walnut Trim Settlement
c/o Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 5278
Portland, OR 97208-5278
1-855-604-1845 (Toll-Free)

Tags: Defective Automobile, Interior Trim or Panels