Welcome to Critical Mass, Law.com’s weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. I’m Max Mitchell in Philadelphia filling in for your usual columnist Amanda Bronstad.

The Fourth of July weekend can be one of the busiest travel times of the year, and so it’s fitting that there was so much travel-related news this week, including a settlement over a car dealership’s spam texts, a class action over a Ford truck’s fuel tanks, and Boeing’s pledge to provide $100 million to the victims of its 737 Max 8 plane crashes.