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Cable TV of East Alabama Set-Top Box Class Action 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:

Plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that CTVEA, the only cable service provider in the area, requires residential premium cable subscribers to lease one of its set-top boxes as a condition for receiving the full value of services for which they pay.  The plaintiff argues that this constitutes and unlawful tying arrangement that violates Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act.

Docket Number:

3:14-cv-877-GMB

Company: Cable TV of East Alabama

Filing Deadline: September 27, 2016

Class Period: August 10, 2010

Objection Deadline: July 29, 2016

Exclusion Deadline:

Final Approval Hearing: August 30, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

Address at which services were received and/or account number

Eligibility:

All persons in the United States who subscribed to CTVEA for residential digital cable and paid CTVEA a monthly rental fee for an accompanying set-top box from August 10, 2010 through the effective date of the class action settlement are eligible to be class members.  The settlement does not include those who had a digital television adapter that converts analog to digital video as a set-top box.

Typical Settlement Amount:

$30 account credit or $20 cash payment depending on whether or not the claimant is a current custormer

Total Settlement Amount:

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firm:
Whatley Kallas LLP

Claim Form: Claim Form

Case Name: Foley v. Greene Communications, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Foley v. Greene Communications Inc. et al.

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

RG/2 Claims Administration LLC
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
Toll-Free: (866) 742-4955
Facsimile: (215) 979-1695

Tags: Collusion and Price Fixing