Judge names Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case against Fiat Chrysler

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A federal judge in San Francisco has named legal representative Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case brought against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) by owners over accusations it bypassed diesel emission controls. Cabraser, a lawyer at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, likewise functioned as lead lawyer for owners in the Volkswagen diesel emissions case that resulted […]

Statement on Court Granting Final Approval of Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche 3.0 Liter emissions and Bosch Settlements

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Elizabeth Cabraser, lead counsel for the consumer plaintiffs in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, released the following statement concerning the Court granting final approval of the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche 3.0-Liter Emissions Settlement and the related Bosch settlement. The final approval hearing was held today in the Northern District […]

PSC Statement on Preliminary Approval of Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche 3.0-Liter Emissions Settlement

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Elizabeth Cabraser, lead counsel for the consumer plaintiffs in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, released the following statement regarding the Court granting preliminary approval of the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche 3.0-Liter Emissions Settlement. A final approval hearing will be held on May 11, 2017. “We are pleased the Court […]

U.S. judge signals possible approval of Volkswagen diesel buyback settlement

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A Reuters report notes that a federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday stated he was strongly inclined to approve a record-setting $10.033 billion proposed buyback and settlement deal from Volkswagen for 475,000 owners of contaminating 2.0-liter diesel automobiles. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer told he will issue a last decision in the matter, coming […]