The lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC (JLRNA), that alleged the manufacturer was responsible for a number of leaky windshields, has filed a notice of dismissal in Tennessee Federal Court. According to the dismissal, TH Chiro, PLLC filed the notice and all of the individual claims stated in the class action complaint are to be dismissed with prejudice.
Details involving why Chiro filed the notice of dismissal were not made available.
Chiro alleged JLRNA was responsible for windshield leaks that cause internal damage to select vehicle models. He originally sought financial reimbursements for the alleged damages. According to Chiro’s class action complaint, Land Rover Discovery windshields leak and have caused dashboard computer system failures due to excess water damage.
According to Chiro, he lost all of his dashboard controls, signals, messaging and instrumentation after water leaked into the vehicle’s computer system through the windshield. 2013 to 2020 Land Rover Discovery SUVs were impacted by the alleged leaky windshields.
After Chiro experienced vehicle issues he took his Land Rover to a dealership for repairs and claimed it was there for two months before he could pick it up. The class action complaint alleged JLRNA would not resolve the leaking windshield issues Chiro experienced. Chiro also pushed for the 2017 Discovery SUV’s to be recalled for the alleged windshield leaking issues and should be “properly repaired by the automaker” as well as an extend windshield warranty for impacted vehicles in his class action complaint.