Note: Settlement Certificates that were issued in this case in June 2013 expire on December 21, 2015.
Update (June 2013): As a result of the appeal that delayed class
members' receipt of the benefits of the settlement, the parties have agreed to an amendment (which can be downloaded here) which increases the relief to class members. The
settlement certificates that will be issued to class members will have a face value of $1,610 (instead of $1,450), and class
members who choose the cash option will receive $555 (instead of $500). Settlement certificates are scheduled to be
mailed on June 20, 2013. If you have any questions, please contact Class Counsel.
Update (February 2013): On February
7, 2013, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued an opinion dismissing Pohanka's appeal. A copy of the opinion
is available on the Court Documents page. If you have questions about the Court's opinion, please contact Class Counsel.
(April 2012): At the Final Approval Hearing held in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County on April 13, 2012, the Court
granted final approval to the settlement in the case. However, Pohanka filed a notice of appeal, and the Court has temporarily
stayed enforcement of the order approving the settlement. If you would like more information, please contact Class Counsel. This website will be updated as soon as more information is available.
This website contains information about a proposed settlement in McNab, et al. v. Pohanka
Auto North, Inc., et al., Case No. 349467V, a class action which was filed on July 5, 2011, in the Circuit Court for
Montgomery County, Maryland.
McNab lawsuit, among other claims, the Plaintiff alleged that Pohanka dealerships in Maryland sold consumers vehicles
that had previously been repossessed without providing proper disclosure.
The parties reached a settlement on September 29, 2011. The settlement requires approval
by the Court. The Court has scheduled a Final Approval Hearing for April 13, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in the Circuit Court
for Montgomery County, Maryland to determine whether the proposed settlement is fair, adequate and reasonable. The public
is free to attend. However, if you are a Class member you do not need to attend the hearing to receive benefits under
the Settlement Agreement.
We hope that this
website answers your questions about the proposed settlement. If you have any questions not answered by this website,
please contact Class Counsel using the link on the left-hand side of this page.