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Honda

Honda Brake Class Action

Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the Eastern District of California approved a settlement of a class action lawsuit on behalf of a nationwide class of owners and lessees of 2006–2011 Honda Civics  with rear drum brakes. Plaintiffs Stacie Zakskorn, Javier Hidalgo, and Rachelle Schreiber alleged that these vehicles had a defective braking system, causing the front brake pads to wear prematurely. Because of the defect, the brake pads required replacement approximately every 7,500 to 15,000 …

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Honda

Honda Suspension Defect Class Action

On October 28, 2013, Judge Margaret Morrow of the Central District of California in Los Angeles approved a nationwide class settlement for over 1.2 million current and former owners of 2006-2007 Honda Civics and certain 2008 Honda Civic Hybrids. The plaintiffs alleged that these cars suffered from a suspension defect that caused irregular tire wear, requiring tires to be replaced more frequently and presenting a potential safety hazard.

Serving as co-lead counsel, Caddell & Chapman …

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Ford

Ford 6.0 Liter Diesel Engine Class Action

Caddell & Chapman served as lead counsel in In re Navistar Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation, an MDL proceeding (Case No. MDL-2223) consolidating some 35 cases from around the country against Ford in the Northern District of Illinois federal court in Chicago. The case involved defective diesel engines used by Ford in certain model pickup trucks and vans. Caddell & Chapman attorneys Michael Caddell and Cynthia Chapman, and their co‑counsel, negotiated a settlement package …

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Credit Reporting Agencies

Inaccurate Credit Reporting Class Action

On August 19, 2008, Caddell & Chapman received approval from a Central District of California court of an injunctive relief settlement for class action claims regarding the three largest credit reporting agencies in the nation. On this day, the court issued an order requiring the defendants to fundamentally change their reporting practices regarding consumers with Chapter 7 no‑asset bankruptcies. This change in defendants’ reporting practices will require them to finally provide accurate information in millions …

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