Claims Period for Indirect Purchasers of CRT Products to Participate in $576 Million Settlement Open

Indirect purchasers of Cathode Ray Tubes (“CRTs”) televisions or monitors may be eligible to claim money from the settlements totaling more than $576 million. The settlement includes CRTs and CRT products purchased for private use and not for resale purchased between 1995 and 2007.  Purchases made directly from a defendant or co-conspirator are not included. The lawsuit claims that the defendants fixed the prices of CRTs causing consumers to pay more for CRTs and products containing CRTs, such as televisions and computer monitors. The Court granted preliminary approval of the new Settlements on July 9, 2015. Andrus Anderson and their cocounsel represent the Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs I the case.

Important Dates

October 8, 2015:  Deadline to exclude yourself (opt out), comment on or object.

November 13, 2015: Fairness Hearing

December 7, 2015:  Deadline to file a claim online or by mail.

Do you qualify?

Individuals and businesses qualify for money from this settlement if they purchased a CRT or product containing a CRT, such as a TV or computer monitor, in the following states for their own use and not resale:

  • Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin or the District of Columbia between March 1, 1995 and November 25, 2007
  • Hawaii between June 25, 2002 and November 25, 2007
  • Nebraska between July 20, 2002 and November 25, 2007
  • Nevada between February 4, 1999 and November 25, 2007

Purchases of Sony® branded televisions and monitors are NOT eligible to be included in the CRT indirect purchaser case. All other brands of CRT televisions and monitors are eligible.

For more information and to file a claim form, visit the settlement website.