New Vehicles Wire Harness Price-Fixing Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

A number of defendants have agreed to settle class actions alleging they broke antitrust laws by conspiring to fix or raise the cost of wire harnesses for new vehicles in Canada. Wire harnesses are electrical distribution systems that direct and control electronic components, wiring, and circuit boards in vehicles.

Docket Number:

CV-12-446737-OOCP

Company: Lear Corporation

Filing Deadline: June 12, 2020

Class Period: March 1, 2010 to November 30, 2014

Proof of Purchase:

Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Subaru, and General Motors have had to disclose their sales records to the Claims Administrator in this case. If the purchase information you submit on the claim form, matches this information, you do not need additional proof of purchase. If your information does not agree with their information, your claim may be audited.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person in Canada who bought or leased a new passenger car, SUV, van, or light truck (up to 10,000 lbs.), between January 1, 1999 and November 30, 2014, in Canada or for import into Canada, of one of the following brands: Honda/Accura, Nissan/Infiniti, Toyota/Lexus, Subaru, or Pontiac Vibe.
Purchases and leases from between March 1, 2010 and November 30, 2014 will be discounted by 50% because of the additional litigation risks involved in proving damages during this period.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Share of the net settlement fund, expected to be at least $25. Please see the settlement website for more details of the distribution plan.

Total Settlement Amount: $25,590,780

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firms:
Siskinds LLP
Sotos LLP

Claim Form: New Vehicles Wire Harness Price-Fixing Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Samaha v. Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd., et al.

Settlement Website: New Vehicles Wire Harness Price-Fixing Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RicePoint Administration, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Auto Parts Class Action
c/o RicePoint Administration Inc.
P.O. Box 4454
Toronto, ON M5W 4B1
autoparts@ricepoint.com
1-866-474-4331

Tags: Antitrust, Automobile or Auto Parts, Wire Harness