Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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Hardwood Flooring, Inc., which does business as Eternity Flooring, is settling two class actions claiming that there are problems with its Chinese laminate flooring. The complaints alleged that the flooring does not meet industry standards for durability and scratch resistance and that it gives off formaldehyde emissions that violate the Airborne Toxic Control Measure under California laws.Docket Number:
Company: L.A. Hardwood Flooring Inc.
Filing Deadline: April 14, 2020
Class Period: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2016
Objection Deadline: April 14, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: April 14, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: May 18, 2020Proof of Purchase:
If you can provide an invoice, sales receipt, or other proof of purchase from Eternity Flooring or one of its distributors showing your purchase, you are a Verified Purchaser, entitled to 100% of your purchase price in cash or a voucher. If you cannot, but you can provide the name of the store and date you made your purchase, proof of purchase at that store, and a photo of the flooring, you are an Other Purchaser and entitled to receive 50% of the purchase price in cash.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who bought Chinese-made laminate flooring from Eternity Flooring or any of its retail distributors between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016.Typical Settlement Amount:
Varies. Verified Purchasers can receive up to 100% of their purchase price in cash or store vouchers. Other Purchasers can receive up to 50% of their purchase price in cash or store vouchers. Final awards may be adjusted depending on how many claims are received.
Total Settlement Amount: $2,000,000, consisting of $1,000,000 in cash and up to $1,000,000 in vouchersClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Robertson and Associates LLP
Whitfield Bryson & Mason
Claim Form: Chinese Laminate Flooring Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Christopher Santiago, et al. v. Eternity Floors, et al. and related action Thor v. L.A. Hardwood Flooring, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Chinese Laminate Flooring Settlement Website
Eternity Flooring Products
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103