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Emissions cheating case against car industry reveals legal bill to defend action

Lawyers defending unprecedented legal action against the car industry over emissions cheating have revealed in court the estimated costs of defending the claims are an eye-watering £320 million in legal fees. Claims on behalf of 1.5 million claimants are continuing against 13 car manufacturers including Mercedes, Renault, and Ford. The defendants for Nissan, BMW, Suzuki,…

BMW, Mercedes, and Vauxhall to face legal action in Scotland over emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists in Scotland have been given the go-ahead today in claims against three major car manufacturers. Over 45,000 claims were granted permission to proceed against BMW, Mercedes and Vauxhall over the emissions scandal. The cases are some of the biggest group actions the Scottish courts have seen. Emissions defeat devices The car makers…

Pogust Goodhead stands with Mercedes clients in court over dieselgate scandal

On Thursday 9 February 2023, Pogust Goodhead stood alongside hundreds of thousands of clients as they faced Mercedes, the billion-pound company, to court in the latest legal battle in the dieselgate scandal. Dieselgate remains one of the biggest corporate scandals in recent history. Eight years ago, multiple manufacturers were exposed for modifying vehicles to hide…

Dieselgate: The VZBZ File Lawsuit Against Mercedes Owners Daimler

Germany’s largest consumer protection group has filed a lawsuit against Daimler to help Mercedes owners get redress over the Dieselgate scandal.  If successful, the lawsuit will set a precedent that would allow Mercedes GLC and GLK car owners to gain compensation over software allegedly used to trick emissions tests in the diesel emissions scandal.  According…

UK Drivers One Step Closer To Receiving Mercedes Compensation

Mercedes-Benz has agreed to pay £1.7 billion to settle diesel emission cheat claims in the United States, meaning Mercedes UK drivers may be one step closer to getting the compensation they deserve. In a statement, Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes, said that it expected costs of £1.14bn relating to the civil and environmental claims, and…

Mercedes Diesel Emissions Scandal: We Will Be Acting On Behalf Of Thousands Of Claimants Who Were Affected

Our firm has filed a claim against Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, in the Liverpool High Court. The case relates to a Mercedes diesel emissions scandal, which involves the use of defeat devices (also called ‘cheat devices’) on an estimated half million Mercedes diesel vehicles first registered between 2007 and 2018 in the United Kingdom.…