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VW Settlement Leaves Much Unresolved

Today’s release of various settlement agreements between Volkswagen, consumers, EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the FTC is a good start – but it is by no means the end of VW’s liability – it’s not even close. Hundreds […]

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Volkswagen Update – Judge Breyer Reports Substantial Progress on Dieselgate Talks

This morning Judge Breyer updated the status of settlement negotiations between VW, the federal government and consumers: Special Master Mueller has been “instrumental” in these negotiations. Judge Breyer praised all attorneys for their cooperation. On April 21 an “Agreement in […]

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Volkswagen Case: Fix for Diesel VW Cars and Owner Settlement Announced

This morning attorneys for the United States, plaintiff lawyers representing consumers, and the Defendant Volkswagen announced a program where VW will buy back affected vehicles as well as compensate owners for their trouble. The deal will allow the German manufacturer […]

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Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission Sues Volkswagen

On Wednesday the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) unanimously approved the initiation of legal proceedings against German automaker Volkswagen for violating EPC rules prohibiting the manufacture, installation, sale or advertisement for sale of vehicles with defective emission control systems. […]

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Volkswagen Cases Transferred to Judge Charles Breyer

Yesterday the Judicial Panel on Multudistrict Litigation consolidated and transferred over 500 defective Volkswagen emissions cases, filed by consumers, car dealers and others in over 60 federal jurisdictions, to the Northern District of California and Judge Charles Breyer’s court. The cases […]

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DealerCoalition.com launched to help car dealers fight Volkswagen

Today The Law Office of Thomas L. Young, P.A. launched DealerCoalition.com, the first and only website dedicated exclusively to assisting auto dealers in filing lawsuits against Volkswagen. Car dealers, new and and used, VW franchisees and otherwise, are experiencing staggering […]

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Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Hears Volkswagen Transfer Argument

This morning the judges sitting as the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) heard arguments from dozens of plaintiff attorneys and two lawyers representing Volkswagen about where to transfer the VW emission defeat device litigation. In a day that started […]

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Dealers & Fleet Operators Suffer at Volkswagen’s Hands

Lost in the hub-bub about Volkswagen’s deception in fooling regulators is the very real economic damage being experienced right now by a certain group of American businesses. In addition to consumers, local car dealers and corporate fleet operators have been left holding […]

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Volkswagen dealers fight back with class action lawsuits

While hundreds of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of individual Volkswagen owners, in recent weeks several independent dealers and non-VW franchisees (Chevrolet, Saturn) have joined the litigation, filing primarily federal class action complaints against the German manufacturer. Dealers, not unlike consumers, […]

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Fleet Owners Affected By Volkswagen’s Deception

Lost in the hub-bub about Volkswagen’s deception in fooling regulators is the very real economic damage being experienced right now by a certain group of American businesses. Fleet owners, such as corporate operators and rental car companies, have been left holding […]