Mercedes-Benz Mold or Mildew Smell from HVAC System 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.

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against Mercedes-Benz alleging that the HVAC systems in certain vehicles have a design defect that allows them to accumulate mold or mildew and spread the smell around the vehicle.

Docket Number:


Company: Mercedes-Benz

Filing Deadline: February 20, 2021

Objection Deadline: July 25, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: July 25, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: September 9, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation, which differs for past or future repairs. For more information, see the Claim Form at https://www.mercedeshvacsettlement.com/admin/services/connectedapps.cms.extensions/ or the Notice at https://www.mercedeshvacsettlement.com/admin/services/connectedapps.cms.extensions/


You may be eligible if you are a current or former owner or lessee of one of the following vehicles:

o 2008-2019 C-Class
o 2010-2015 GLK-Class
o 2012-2017 CLS-Class
o 2010-2019 E-Class
o 2015-2019 GLA-Class
o 2013-2016 GL-Class
o 2016-2019 GLE-Class
o 2017-2019 GLS-Class
o 2012-2015 M-Class
o 2016-2019 GLC-Class

Note that the claim deadline for repairs performed before May 11, 2020 is July 25, 2020, and the claim deadline for repairs performed between May 11, 2020 and December 7, 2020 is within 75 days of the date of the repair.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Two benefits: (1) Full or partial reimbursement of past repairs. (Claim deadline July 25, 2020) (2) Future repairs, for those who are current owners or lessees. (Claim deadline within 75 days of date of repair) Percentage of coverage or reimbursement ranges from 50% to 100% and is based on the age and mileage of the vehicle at the time of the repair. For full information, see the Notice at

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$40,000 total

Law Firms:
Corpus Law Patel LLC
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Claim Form: Mercedes-Benz Mold or Mildew Smell from HVAC System Settlement Claim Form

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

Settlement Website: Mercedes-Benz Mold or Mildew Smell from HVAC System Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Mercedes HVAC Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91329
Seattle, WA 98111

Tags: Air Conditioning Unit, Defective Automobile, Mold