Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Nissan North America, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that certain of its Altima and Maxima vehicles have defective floor pans that can rust. The complaint brought suit under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, alleging that moisture can become trapped in the floor pans, potentially causing them to rust.Docket Number:
Company: Nissan North America, Inc.
Filing Deadline: September 10, 2023
Objection Deadline: September 6, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: September 6, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: September 29, 2022Proof of Purchase:
If you are applying for reimbursement of a previous repair, you must provide proof that you owned or leased a class vehicle and proof of the repair, repair cost, and payment.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you (1) currently own or lease a class vehicle, or (2) owned or leased a class vehicle and paid for repairs for rust in a front floor pan of the vehicle. The class vehicles are the following:
- 2002-2006 Nissan Altima
- 2004-2008 Nissan Maxima
Benefits: (1) For current vehicle owners: You may have your vehicle inspected at an authorized Nissan dealership in Missouri to see whether the front floor pans are corroding. If they are, Nissan will repair the affected floor pan. During the repair, Nissan will provide you with a rental vehicle if you wish, for up to five days. (2) For those who previously paid for repairs to rusted front floor pans: If the repairs were done at an authorized Nissan dealership, Nissan will reimburse you for 100% of your out-of-pocket repair cost. If the repairs were done elsewhere, Nissan will reimburse you for 100% of your out-of-pockets repair cost up to $5,000.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Stueve Siegle Hanson LLP
Williams Dirks Dameron LLC
Case Name: Laura Frances Hays v. Nissan North America, Inc.
Settlement Website: Nissan Altima and Maxima Rusting Floor Pans Settlement Website
KCC Class Action Services
Hays, et al. v. Nissan North America, Inc.
c/o KCC Class Action Services
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060