RE: Lawn Mower Engine Horsepower Rating Conspiracy
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Summary of the Proceedings
On March 19th, 2010, Harrison Pensa LLP issued a Statement of Claim on behalf of all Canadians who purchased, for their own use and not for resale, a lawn mower containing a gas combustible engine of 30 horsepower or less which was manufactured and/or sold by a Defendant company between January 1, 1994 and the date of judgment. It is alleged that the Defendants, Sears Canada Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation, John Deere Limited, Deere & Company, Tecumseh Products of Canada, Limited, Tecumseh Products Company, Platinum Equity, LLC, Briggs & Stratton Canada Inc., Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Canadian Kawasaki Motors Inc., Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA, MTD Products Limited, Mtd Products Inc., The Toro Company (Canada), Inc, The Toro Company, Honda Canada Inc., American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Electrolux Canada Corp., Electrolux Home Products, Inc., Husqvarna Canada Corp., Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A., Inc., Kohler Canada Co., and Kohler Co. conspired to overcharge customers by implementing a false and misleading horsepower labelling program which caused the horsepower of various lawn mowers and lawn mower engines manufactured and sold by the defendants to be overstated. It is alleged that the proposed class of purchasers were overcharged as a result of the conduct of the Defendants.
Status of the Proceedings
This matter has been filed in London, Ontario. The Certification Motion has not yet been scheduled. Further information will be posted as this matter proceeds.
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