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Volkswagen and Audi have agreed to pay sludge-related maintenance costs for nearly 480,000 vehicles as part of a proposed settlement conditionally approved in federal court. The order filed Thursday, September 23, 2010 by Judge Joseph L. Tauro in Boston, defined the group, or “class,” that can benefit from the settlement as all current and former owners and lessees of Audi’s A4 (model year 1997-2004) and Volkswagen’s Passat (model year 1998-2004) that were equipped with a 1.8 liter turbo engine.
Our Chicago Auto Fraud and Lemon Law Lawyers can assist victims of auto dealers and automakers who purchased certified used cars that turned out to be rebuilt wrecks, salvage vechicles or involved in a serious accident. We have represented a number of victims of this practice. Automakers charge car dealers a fee to certify used cars. However the Automakers do not police their dealers to ensure that the dealers have properly certified and inspected the used cars before certifying them for the Automaker.
If you believe you know someone who has been a victim of auto fraud or have been deceived into buying a flood car, rebuilt wreck or salvage vechicle Lubin Austermuehle may be able to help rectify the problem. We or experienced co-counsel are prepared to file suit in the right case anywhere in the country. For a free consultation on your rights as an employee, contact us today.
Our Auto Fraud, RV Fraud, and Boat Fraud private law firm and our affliated co-counsel handle individual and class action consumer rights, lemon law, and autofraud lawsuits that government agencies and public interest law firms may decide not pursue. Class action lawsuits our law firm has been involved in or spear-headed have led to substantial awards totalling over a million dollars to organizations including the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and local law school consumer programs. Lubin Austermuehle is proud of our achievements in assisting national and local consumer rights organizations obtain the funds needed to ensure that consumers are protected and informed of their rights. By standing up to employee and consumer fraud and rip-offs, and in the right case filing employee or consumer protection lawsuits and class-actions you too can help ensure that consumers’ rights are protected from unscrupulous, illegal or dishonest practices.
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