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CONSUMER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Consumers of Class Action Against Continental Automotive Systems (CON), Atmel Corporation (ATML), Mercedes Benz USA and Daimler AG (DAI), and American Honda and Honda Motor Co. (HMC)


NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC, notifies consumers that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of consumers who own or lease vehicles in the United States that have malfunctioning airbags produced by Continental Automotive and its supplier Atmel Corporation.

The Defendants of this lawsuit include: Continental Automotive Systems and its German parent company Continental AG (XETRA:CON:GR), Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), Mercedes Benz USA and its German parent Daimler AG (XETRA:DAI:GR), and American Honda and its Japanese parent Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC). This lawsuit follows the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) recent recall of approximately 500,000 U.S. vehicles that contain the defective airbags.

The Complaint alleges and based on a filing with the NHTSA that was made public last week, Defendants Continental, Atmel and Mercedes Benz have been aware of the airbag deficiency since 2008. The semiconductors inside the component parts of the affected airbags can rust and affecting the airbags to deploy unexpectedly or fail to deploy at all, causing a great risk to vehicle.

Affected U.S. vehicles include:

  • 2008-2009 Chrysler Town & Country
  • 2008-2009 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 2009 Dodge Journey
  • 2008-2010 Honda Accord
  • 2008-2009 Mercedes C Class
  • 2010 Mercedes GLK Class
  • 2009 Volkswagen Routan

Preliminary reports indicate that additional vehicles manufactured and sold by other companies may also be affected.

A class action lawsuit has already been filed and seeks to hold the airbag and vehicle manufacturers liable for all costs and damages from the malfunctioning airbags. If you own or lease one of the above listed vehicles, please visit the firm's website:!airbags/fg8kv. To discuss this action, or have any questions, please contact Peretz Bronstein, Esq. or his Investor Relations Analyst, Yael Hurwitz of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC at 212-697-6484 or via email Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address and telephone number. 

Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is a corporate litigation boutique.  Our primary expertise is the aggressive pursuit of litigation claims on behalf of our clients.  In addition to representing institutions and other investor plaintiffs in class action security litigation, the firm's expertise includes general corporate and commercial litigation, as well as securities arbitration.   Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC
Peretz Bronstein or Yael Hurwitz
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