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Mercedes-Benz USA Overheating Seat Heater Settlement

Closed Settlement Statement: 
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

Mercedes-Benz USA has agreed to settle a class action alleging that seat heaters in some of its vehicles may overheat, causing a hot spot to develop that can spark, smoke, or burn a hole in the seat cover. The vehicles in question are a 2000-2007 ML-Class, 2006-2007 R-Class, or 2007 GL- Class Mercedes-Benz vehicle equipped with seat heaters.

Docket Number: 
14-CV-02011 JVS
Filing Deadline: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Objection Deadline: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: 
Monday, March 5, 2018
Mercedes-Benz 2007 M Class Vehicle