Alcatel One Touch Idol Smartphone KY and NC Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

TCL Communication is settling a class action alleging that it removed LTE Band 12 frequency from Alcatel One Touc Idol 3 smartphones. The plaintiffs claimed that the removal was done via a software update and that it greatly reduced the functionality of the phones.

Docket Number:

3:17-cv-95

Company: TCL Communication Inc.

Filing Deadline: April 13, 2019

Class Period: January 1, 2015 to December 27, 2016

Objection Deadline: May 13, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: May 13, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: June 11, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

You must prove that (a) you live in NC or KY; (b) you bought an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch smarphone between January 1, 2015 and December 27, 2016, and (c) the phone used the T-Mobile Network, including Lyca Mobile, MetroPCS, Net10, Republic Wireless, Simple Mobile, Straight Talk, Ting, TracFone, Ultra Mobile, Univision Mobile, US Mobile, Walmart Family Mobile, ZIP SIM.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if

  • You live in North Carolina or Kentucky,
  • Bought an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch smarphone,
  • Between January 1, 2015 and December 27, 2016, and
  • Used the T-Mobile network, including the following virtual network operators: Lyca Mobile, MetroPCS, Net10, Republic Wireless, Simple Mobile, Straight Talk, Ting, TracFone, Ultra Mobile, Univision Mobile, US Mobile, Walmart Family Mobile, ZIP SIM (formerly Ready SIM).
Typical Settlement Amount:

The company may choose to do either of the following: (a) reinstate the LTE Band 12 functionality on cell phone, or (b) provide a comparable replacement Alcatel smartphone with LTE Band 12 functionality.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Migliaccio & Rathod LLP
Whitfield Bryson & Mason

Claim Form: Alcatel Band 12 Smartphone Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Matthews, et al. v. TCL Communication, Inc. et al.

Settlement Website: Alcatel Band 12 Smartphone Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG2 Claims Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Settlement
c/o RG2 Claims Administration
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
Phone: 866-742-4955
Fax: 215-827-5551
info@rg2claims.com

Tags: Cell Phone, Defective Product, Electronic Apps and Updates