Consumers could benefit from numerous settlements with claim deadlines in August.
The settlements resolve claims from data breaches, defective products, privacy issues and more. If you’re eligible for any of the settlements below, be sure to file a claim before the settlement deadline.
Check the dates carefully because some claims need to be filed during the first week of the month, including the Takata airbag and Mercedes-Benz settlements which both deadline on Aug. 2, 2022.
Capital One Data Breach $190M Class Action Settlement
Capital One agreed to pay $190 million to resolve claims it put customer information at risk in a 2019 data breach.
The settlement benefits consumers whose information was compromised during the 2019 Capital One data breach. Around 98 million customers were impacted by the breach.
In July 2019, millions of Capital One customers learned their personal information, credit scores, Social Security numbers and other data had fallen in the hands of hackers after a data breach.
A class action lawsuit swiftly following this announcement, accusing Capital One of mismanaging cybersecurity. Plaintiffs say this directly caused the data breach.
Claims for this settlement must be submitted by Aug. 22, 2022.
Takata Airbag Class Action Settlement
BMW, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota all agreed to a combined class action settlement to resolve claims they equipped their vehicles with faulty Takata airbags.
The settlement benefits current and former owners or lessees of various BMW, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru or Toyota vehicles equipped with Takata airbags between April 11, 2013, and June 9, 2017.
Takata airbags have a documented history of defects.
The airbags have been connected with at least 10 deaths and over 100 injuries around the world. Although Takata has agreed to pay billions in penalties to the Department of Justice, consumers took legal action against car manufacturers for equipping their vehicles with dangerously defective…