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Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims
Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims

Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia. The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of the vehicles from filing claims and then allows the automakers to keep any uncollected money. Moreover, the claims aren’t handled by a third party but rather by the automakers, which would have a financial incentive in delaying processing or denying claims, the attorneys said in a filing with Judge George Wu of the Federal District Court in Los Angeles. “They set up a compensation system in which it is difficult to make a claim...

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