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Mercedes-Benz Defective Mars Red Paint Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC and Daimler AG are settling a class action alleging that an exterior vehicle paint called 590 Mars Red is defective. The complaint alleged that the paint or clearcoat may peel, flake, or bubble up.

Docket Number:

18-CV-03984

Company: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Filing Deadline: July 27, 2021

Objection Deadline: July 27, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: July 27, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: August 30, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation of the repair, proof of payment, and proof of lease or ownership of vehicle. See the appropriate Claim Form for details.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former owner or lessee of any Mercedes-Benz vehicle painted with 590 Mars Red and bought or leased in the US. To see if your vehicle is involved, see the VIN Lookup at https://secure.marsredpaintsettlement.com/vinlookup.

Note that conditions and deadline dates for repairs are complicated. For full details, see the Notice at https://www.marsredpaintsettlement.com/admin/services/connectedapps.cms.extensions/1.0.0.0/asset?id=e263b758-8a80-463b-aaa3-dcbce5ce26e6&languageId=1033&inline=true.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: Reimbursements for Qualified Repairs, in three groupings:

(1) Qualified Past Repairs that occurred before May 28, 2021, during a time when the vehicle had less than seven years or 105,000 miles on it. Reimbursed at 100%. Deadline to submit claim form: July 27, 2021.

(2) Qualified Past Repairs that occurred after May 28, 2021, but before the Effective Date of the settlement and before the vehicle had ten years or 150,000 miles on it, whichever comes first. Reimbursed at 50%. Deadline to submit claim: Sixty days after repair.

(3) Qualified Future Repairs that occur after the Effective Date of the settlement and before the vehicle has fifteen years or 150,000 miles on it, whichever comes first. Reimbursed at 25%. Deadline: July 27, 2021.

Note that the terms and conditions for the settlement benefits are complicated and that the correct one of two claim form smust be submitted. For full information, see the Notice at https://www.marsredpaintsettlement.com/admin/services/connectedapps.cms.extensions/1.0.0.0/asset?id=e263b758-8a80-463b-aaa3-dcbce5ce26e6&languageId=1033&inline=true.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$30,000 Total

Law Firm:
Heninger Garrison Davis LLC

Claim Form: Mercedes-Benz Mars Red Paint Settlement Qualified Past Repairs Claim Form 1

Case Name: Pinon et al. v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC and Daimler AG,

Settlement Website: Mercedes-Benz Mars Red Paint Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Mercedes Mars Red Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91223
Seattle, WA 98111
833-961-3967
info@MarsRedPaintSettlement.com

Tags: Defective Automobile, Paint