July 2016 – Merchant Law Group LLP has launched national class action litigation against Navistar, Inc., Navistar Canada Inc., and Navistar International, Inc. on behalf of Canadians who currently own or lease (or have previously owned or leased) a vehicle equipped with Navistar’s a vehicle equipped with a 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Navistar MaxxForce Advanced EGR diesel engine.
The class action alleges serious and pervasive design defects with the engines powering of these vehicles.
Alleged problems include:
- Loss of engine power
- Blown head gasket
- Warped/disfigured head bolts
- Oil cooler failure
- Engine Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler failure
- Coolant entering the engine’s ventilation system
The class action lawsuit identifies the proposed class as:
All persons, entities or organizations resident in Canada who purchased and/or leased trucks, buses, tractors, and other heavy duty vehicles with a model year 2008 through 2013 Navistar 11, 13 and 15 litre MaxxForce Advanced EGR diesel engine and/or MaxxForce 7, MaxxForce DT, MaxxForce 9 and MaxxForce 10 mid-range diesel engines (collectively “MaxxForce Engines” or “Engines”).
Merchant Law Group LLP has 10 offices across Canada, with lawyers practising law in six provinces. Merchant Law Group LLP and Tony Merchant, Q.C. are well known for pursuing class action lawsuits in Canada including litigation regarding Winners/HomeSense, Various Cellular Phone Fees, BCE Dividends, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys (and similar consumer products), Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, Residential Schools and various other cases. Tony Merchant, Q.C. is known to be one of Canada’s most active litigators with more than 600 reported cases in leading Caselaw Journals, having argued thousands of cases before the Canadian and American Courts, in Trial and Administrative Courts, and the Courts of Appeal of various American and Canadian jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tony Merchant, Q.C., has a long history in pursuing public policy cases and is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.)
Please note, Merchant Law Group LLP is unable to provide any advice or assistance to Quebec residents in regards to this matter.