Janet Case, et al. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Settlement Website

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

 Janet Case, et al. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Case No. BC424169

 NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

 PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY.  

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS ARE AFFECTED WHETHER YOU ACT OR DO NOT ACT.

The Final Approval Hearing has been continued to April 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.  Please check the website closer to the hearing date for further details about the Final Approval Hearing.  If you received a Notice postmarked January 15, 2021, the deadline to submit a Request for Exclusion, file an Objection, or submit a Claim for Reimbursement is April 15, 2021.

If you were the original owner of certain Honda and Acura vehicles (defined below) and continued to be the owner as of December 7, 2015, you may be entitled to compensation.

The  Class consists  of “original  owners of Class Vehicles  who  continued to  own  the vehicles  as  of December 7, 2015” (the “Class”).   The vehicles included in this lawsuit (“Class Vehicles”) are the following vehicles with automatic transmissions:

(1) Model year 2003-2004 Honda Accord V6; (2) Model year 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey;

(3) Model year 2003-2004 Honda Pilot;

(4) Model year 2001-2002 Acura MDX;

(5) Model year 2003 Acura 3.2 TL Type S with VIN range: 19UUA5…3A019062-093971; and

(6) Model year 2003 Acura 3.2 CL Type S with VIN range: 19UYA42…3A005204-016337.

YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
Request Reimbursement

Stay in the lawsuit.  Fill out a reimbursement Claim Form. Seek reimbursement for costs associated with Transmission Replacements.

You may request 100% reimbursement for costs incurred for transmission parts to replace your transmission system.  Documentation is required for reimbursement.

The deadline to submit a Claim for Reimbursement form is January 12, 2021. If you received a Notice postmarked January 15, 2021, the deadline to submit a Claim for Reimbursement is April 15, 2021.
Do Nothing and Receive a $25 Credit

Stay in the lawsuit.  Do nothing.  Do not receive a reimbursement. Automatically receive a $25 Credit towards the future purchase of Honda parts for your Class Vehicle.

If you do nothing or do not qualify for reimbursement, you will automatically receive a $25 Credit towards the purchase of Honda or Acura transmission parts for your Class Vehicle.

Ask to be Excluded

Get out of the lawsuit.  Get no benefits.  Keep your rights.

If you opt out of the Class (meaning you state in writing that you do not want to be included  in  this  lawsuit),  you  will  not  be  entitled  to  any  recovery  under  the

Settlement, but you will be free to pursue your own claims against Honda on your own or as part of a different lawsuit.

The deadline to submit a Request for Exclusion is January 12, 2021. If you received a Notice postmarked January 15, 2021, the deadline to submit a Request for Exclusion is April 15, 2021.

Object

If you stay in the Class, you may object to the Settlement.

The deadline to file an Objection is January 12, 2021. If you received a Notice postmarked January 15, 2021, the deadline to file an Objection is April 15, 2021.