Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
Tesla is putting up more than $5 million to settle a lawsuit claiming, among other things, that it had promised customers enhanced autopilot features, but then did not release the capabilities on schedule.Docket Number:
Company: Tesla Motors
Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100
Class Period: September 30, 2017
Objection Deadline: September 6, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: September 6, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: October 17, 2018Proof of Purchase:
No proof of purchase or claim form is required. Presumably company records will be used to identify class members.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a US resident who bought Enhanced Autopilot in connection with a lease or purchase of a Tesla Hardware 2 Model S or Model X vehicle, where the vehicle was delivered to you on or before September 30, 2017.
If the court approves the settlement, class members will receive the payments specified automatically. You do not need to fill out a claim form.Typical Settlement Amount:
$20 to $280. Amounts will depend on (a) what Tesla said about Enhanced Autopilot when you bought or leased your vehicle, (b) the timing and content of Tesla’s releases of software upgrades, and (c) the total number of months you had your vehicle up to September 30, 2017.
Total Settlement Amount: $5,415,280Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Case Name: Sheikh, et al. v. Tesla, Inc.
Settlement Website: Tesla Enhanced Autopilot Features Settlement Website
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