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Ms. Knutson was getting headaches after riding in her Ford Explorer, and it was even worse for the children in the back seat. Her husband was a firefighter, and when he took the vehicle to the fire station, he tested dangerous levels of CO I’m the back. Ford refused to do a recall, but after Uustal brought the case to the start of trial—which is almost unheard of in class actions—Ford agreed to fix the problem for free for those owners that needed it.

John Uustal quoted in the Daily Business Review: Ford Agrees to Settle over Explorer Exhaust Leaks 01/1302016

Ford Motor Company has agreed to settle a nationwide class action lawsuit in which up to one million Ford Explorer owners have claimed that exhaust was able to leak into their vehicles through the air conditioning vent in the passenger compartment. The plaintiffs were represented by Attorneys John Uustal and Michael Hersh of Kelley/Uustal together with Jordan Lewis of Jordan Lewis P.A. of Fort Lauderdale.

Ford Fume Class Claim Runs Into Recall Law, Other Case 04/10/2017

A consumer suing Ford Motor Co. over exhaust fumes that allegedly enter Ford vehicles essentially seeks a recall under an Illinois consumer-protection law, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled (Schiesser v. Ford Motor Co., 2017 BL 114606, N.D. Ill., 16 C 730, 4/6/17).

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