A class action lawsuit has been filed out of the Oklahoma District Court in Cleveland County claiming that Carfax did not properly disclose terms and conditions when marketing their “Carfax reports”. This is in violation of consumer protection laws via the lawsuit. Carfax denies any actions of wrong doing. If you are a resident in the state of Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, or Texas and purchased a Carfax report between the dates of October 1, 1998 through December 31, 2007 you are considered a class member of this case and may be entitled to a settlement. Please note that class members also include anyone in California who purchased a report between February 17, 2002 through December 31, 2007 and North Carolina who purchased a report between May 1, 2001 through December 31, 2007. DavisCarSettlement.com provides the claim form and other relevant court documents such as the settlement agreement and the order granting preliminary approval.
A Settlement Voucher can be redeemed for $3 in cash or a free Carfax report. Once $650,000 in settlement vouchers have been converted the settlement funds will run out. Vouchers are converted on a first come first serve basis. A settlement fairness hearing will be held at 200 South Peters Avenue, Courtroom 2N, Norman, Oklahoma to determine if the terms of this lawsuit are fair and adequate. The hearing will take place on February 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. If you opt out of the settlement please do so no later than January 7, 2013. Objections must be in by January 21, 2013. To object to the Davis v. Carfax Lawsuit you must write to both counsel and file your objection with the Court. If you are not a resident in one of the states mentioned earlier when the purchase was made you are not included in this lawsuit. Please do not contact Carfax with any questions, concerns or comments about the case. A claimant has until February 21, 2013 to file for a settlement voucher. All claim forms can be mailed to Davis v. Carfax, Inc., c/o GCG, P.O. Box 35026, Seattle, WA 98124-1026. Class members are represented by the law firm of FEDERMAN & SHERWOOD out of Oklahoma City OK. If you stay in the class you are bound to all decisions made by the court and will not be able to file a lawsuit on your own in the future.