An example model is only available here for informational purposes. Fifth, contrary to the original agreement, the amended agreement allows the arbitrator to impose civil penalties, in addition to redemption, where such sanctions are possible under applicable national law and certain conditions are met. This amendment helps to ensure fairness among class members by taking into account a significant difference in the state`s remedies, and encourages Ford to offer a buyout without the need for class members to obtain arbitration in states that allow civil penalties. As a class member, you may be entitled to cash payments or discount certificates (for the purchase of a new Ford vehicle) with increasing value for each service visit for a transmission equipment replacement. To file an application, please complete an application form and follow the instructions on this page: www.fordtransmissionsettlement.com/submit-a-claim.aspx Comparison has created a faster redemption process. It usually takes 2 to 3 months from the date you file your claim to obtain an arbitration award for a buyout. Your right to redeem is decided by an independent arbitrator with a head to CapMotors (a service not related to Ford or a class advisor that the parties have chosen after careful evaluation). While Ford is required to pay for arbitration services and arbitrators` fees in connection with the transaction, the arbitrator is independent and follows rules negotiated by class advisors. The plaintiffs, who are seeking a buyout in court, have been waiting more than two years for a discharge.  None of the above is seriously disputed before us. The parties essentially agree that agreements relating to the financing of disputes by third parties can be approved as interim funding.
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