Update 9/21/2018: Distribution to valid and timely claims took place on September 14, 2018. Payments were adjusted pro rata based on the number of eligible claim filed and the total amount of the Settlement Fund available to pay claims.
If you filed a claim but have not received a payment, you may contact the Settlement Administrator.
You will be able to file a claim online beginning November 28, 2016. You can also download a paper claim form here, or at the Case Documents link above.
If you wish to obtain a spreadsheet of your Subject Vehicle information to enable you to submit a claim for a large number of vehicles, please contact the Settlement Administrator.
|Do Nothing||Do nothing. Release your right to sue MFTA and others.
See Question 18 in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to find out more about the release.
|Submit a Claim for Compensation||Submit a claim for compensation and if eligible, request a buyback of your Subject Vehicle. Release your right to sue MFTA and others.
See FAQ Question 3 for more information about settlement benefits and FAQ Question 9 for how to participate.
See FAQ Question 18 to find out more about the release.
|Object to the Terms of the Settlement||File an objection if you believe the settlement is unfair or inadequate.
More information about how to object is described in FAQ Question 12.
|Exclude Yourself from the Settlement||Opt out of the settlement. Receive no benefits from the settlement but retain your right to sue MFTA and others over the alleged defects.
See FAQ Question 11 for more information about how to opt out.
|Opt-Out Deadline||January 26, 2017 *|
|Objection Deadline||January 26, 2017 *|
|Final Settlement Approval Hearing||March 27, 2017|
|Claim Filing Deadline||June 25, 2017|
* Unless you received a Notice specifying a later date.