Hilsoft Notifications: Class Action Notice

24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana

People who bought or leased a Toyota or Lexus could get benefits from a class action settlement.

Update:  The Court granted final approval to the settlement. Click here to read the Court's Order. 

This is the official Court website for the settlement of Meckstroth v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al.  A nationwide settlement has been approved involving certain makes and model years of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Click here to see which models are included.

To make a claim under the settlement, call Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.

                1. Regardless of the age of your car, your claim is considered timely if [it was] submitted by March 15, 2007.

                2. After March 15, 2007, you must assert your claim within 8 years + 120 days after your car's original purchase/lease date.

If you are dissatisfied with Toyota’s/Lexus’s decision about your claim, you have the option to have the decision reviewed by the Third Party Evaluator. The name and address of the Third Party Evaluator is:

J. Robert Ates
Ates Law Firm
13726 River Road, Suite A
Destrehan, Louisiana 70047

Should you seek review of a Toyota/Lexus decision by the Third Party Evaluator, you need to submit your written materials to Mr. Ates within 90 days from the date of the denial letter from Toyota/Lexus. Please see page 14, section 9(d) of the Settlement Agreement for details as to how and when claims decisions by Toyota/Lexus may be reviewed by the Third Party Evaluator.

Click the links below to read the Court-ordered notices, the Settlement Agreement, and Court Orders.  Please note that some of the deadlines in the notices have passed.  

Summary Notice  Detailed Notice  Notice for Your Glove Box   Third Party Evaluator

Settlement Agreement  Court Orders  The Lawyers Representing You  

If you have questions call 1-888-279-4405.

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