Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
This partial settlement bring suit against a group of Denso companies for antitrust actions with respect to direct purchases of instrument panel clusters. The Denso companies include Denso Corporation, Denso International America, Inc., Denso Korea Corporation, Denso Automotive Deutschland GmbH, Denso Products & Services Americas, Inc., ASMO Co., Ltd., ASMO North America, LLC, ASMO Greenville of North Carolina, Inc., and ASMO Manufacturing, Inc.
The complaints for the original antitrust class actions alleged that a large number of companies conspired to fix or raise prices, or otherwise violate antitrust laws, for automotive parts. In this settlement, the parts were meters or instrument panel clusters. Other defendants in the same instrument panel cluster case have previously settled.Docket Number:
Company: Denso Corporation
Filing Deadline: March 18, 2022
Class Period: January 1, 1998 to December 27, 2016
Exclusion Deadline: January 7, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: February 17, 2022Proof of Purchase:
If you have records of your purchases, you should submit them along with your claim form. If no records are available, you may base you purchase information on estimates, for example, from similar circumstances in analogous context in the same year for which you have documentation, or from reports of vehicle production. Note that your claim form may be audited by the Settlement Administrator and you may be required to provide documentation for your claims at a later date. For more information, see the claim form at https://www.autopartsantitrustlitigation.com/IPC/Content/Documents/Claim%20Form.pdf.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you were an individual or entity who bought instrument panel clusters in the US DIRECTLY from one of the defendants (or their subsidiaries, affiliates, or joint ventures), between January 1, 1998 and December 27, 2016.
If you submitted a claim previously in the instrument panel clusters direct purchaser case, after the partial settlements with the Nippon Seiki or Yazaki companies, you should not file a new claim form unless you are adding purchases during the relevant class period that you did not include in your original claim.Typical Settlement Amount:
Pro rata distribution of the net settlement fund.
Total Settlement Amount: $100,000.00Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC
Kohn Swift & Graf
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP
Case Name: In Re: Instrument Panel Clusters
Settlement Website: Denso Instrument Panel Clusters Direct Purchaser Additional Settlement Website
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.
Instrument Panel Clusters Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation
P.O. Box 5110
Portland, OR 97208-5110