The lawsuits allege that defendants fixed the price of auto parts, causing millions of consumers and businesses from around the country to pay more for certain new or leased vehicles and replacement parts.
Consumers and businesses may be included if, from 1990 to 2019, they:
- Bought or leased a qualifying new vehicle in the U.S. (not for resale), or
- Bought a qualifying vehicle replacement part (not for resale) from someone other than the manufacturer of the part.
In general, qualifying vehicles include new four-wheeled passenger automobiles, vans, sports utility vehicles, crossovers, and pickup trucks.
Affected consumers and businesses in the District of Columbia and 30 states can submit a claim form online or by mail by Dec. 31, 2019 to get a payment of $100 or more. Claim forms are available at the website, www.AutoPartsClass.com, or by calling 1-877-940-5043.