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Denso Wire Harness Direct Purchaser Additional Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This partial settlement bring suit against a group of Denso companies for antitrust actions with respect to direct purchases of wire harnesses. 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 wire harnesses. Other defendants in the same wire harness case have previously settled.

Docket Number:

2:12-cv-00101-SFC-RSW

Company: Denso Corporation

Filing Deadline: March 18, 2022

Class Period: January 1, 2000 to December 13, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: January 7, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: February 17, 2022

Proof 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 wire harnesses in the US DIRECTLY from one of the defendants (or their subsidiaries, affiliates, or joint ventures), between January 1, 2000 and December 13, 2016.

If you submitted a claim previously in the wire harness direct purchaser case, after the partial settlements with Furukawa, Mitsubishi Electric, Chiyoda, Fujikura, Leoni, Sumitomo, 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: $273,783.26

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Unknown

Law Firms:
Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC
Kohn Swift & Graf
Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP

Claim Form: Denso Wire Harness Direct Purchaser Additional Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re: Wire Harness Products

Settlement Website: Denso Wire Harness Direct Purchaser Additional Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wire Harness Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation
P.O. Box 5110
Portland, OR 97208-5110
877-845-2749

Tags: Antitrust, Automobile or Auto Parts, Collusion and Price Fixing