DETROIT, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Larson • King, LLP, and Barrett Law Group, P.A., the court-appointed Co-Lead Class Counsel for settlement classes consisting of automobile dealers in the Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, 12-md-02311 (E.D. Mich.).
Automobile Dealerships that Purchased Certain Vehicles or Vehicle Parts Since 1998 Eligible to Receive Money from Class Action Settlements
As a result of settlements in cases brought by auto dealers that allege auto parts manufacturers conspired to fix prices and rig bids for parts sold to auto manufacturers, $35 million is available to distribute to automobile dealers located in the District of Columbia or one or more of the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Automobile dealerships that purchased specific component parts for resale or certain vehicles for resale, lease, or for fleet sales, may file a claim to obtain a portion of the settlement funds.