VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

On July 26, 2016, United States District Court Judge Charles Breyer issued a Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement.  The Court found “the Settlement is sufficiently fair, adequate, and reasonable to the 2.0 liter diesel vehicle consumers to move forward with class notice.” The history of this litigation is well chronicled in many sources, with [...]

July 27th, 2016|Automobile Defects, VW Class Action|Comments Off on VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

On September 24, 2015, The Brandi Law Firm filed a proposed class action suit against Volkswagen U.S. for allegedly using software to cheat emissions tests.  (Goodrich et al v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. and Volkswagen AG, United States District Court Northern District No. 3:15-cv-04397 EDL) In the complaint, The Brandi Law Firm alleges; “In [...]

September 29th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected

If you are driving a Volkswagen car is there anything else you can’t trust? Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its vehicles were equipped with a Type EA 189 2-liter diesel engine that were manufactured with software that was used to cheat on emission tests.  Previously, Volkswagen had acknowledged that the problem affected only [...]

September 22nd, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected