Courts Granted Final Approval Of Settlements In Caterpillar Truck Engine Product Litigation

On September 20, 2016, Judge Jerome B. Simandle of the District of New Jersey granted final approval of the settlement reached in In re: Caterpillar Inc. C13 and C15 Engine Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 1:14-cv-03722-JBS-JS (D. N.J.). In granting this approval, Judge Simandle held that $60 million will be made available to purchasers or lessees of a vehicle powered by a Subject Engine (all EPA 2007 Compliant Caterpillar on Highway C13 and C15 engines manufactured in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009). For more information regarding the settlement, visit

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