If you or someone you know purchased a 1998-2001 Chrysler Dodge Ram truck, model 2500 or 3500 you might be a part of this class action lawsuit. The truck must be equipped with a Cummins ISB 5.9 liter, diesel engine built using a “pattern 53” engine block to qualify. Class member will receive a $500 settlement for the cost of replacing or repairing the engine block. The lawsuit is in the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and is case Number 08-1677. This is not the first time a class action lawsuit has been filed over a faulty automobile. It should be noted that the company being sued is Cummins Inc. and not Chrysler. The current proposed settlement if not official until a hearing has been held before a judge to determine of the terms are fair, reasonable, and adequate. If you have a Dodge Ram truck but are still unsure if you are a part of this settlement please call 1-877-564-7093 for assistance.
The deadline to file a claim will be January 26, 2013, please do not delay. If you file a claim you will become part of the settlement and will be represented by the law firms of Murphy, Rogers, Sloss & Gambel and Willis & Buckley. These court appointed attorneys will work on your behalf at no charge but will receive a cut of the approved settlement. It has been determined that the attorneys will not be paid anything more that $750,000.00. To file a claim be visit the Cummins Pickup Block Settlement website and click on claim form. You will then be required to provide the notice Number from the front of the post card you received. This deadline to file a claim is quickly approaching.