DeWalt Bonded Abrasive Wheel 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:

Stanley Black & Decker is paying $850,000 to settle a class action alleging that the company’s DeWalt bonded abrasive wheels have expiration dates. The complaint alleged that if the wheels are used after the expiration dates, they may break, crack, split, explode, or otherwise fail.

Docket Number:


Company: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Filing Deadline: May 2, 2022

Class Period: June 7, 2015 to February 7, 2022

Objection Deadline: April 15, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: April 15, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: June 2, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to have proof of purchase, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.


You may be eligible if you live in the US and bought any of the covered products, for personal use, between June 7, 2015 and February 7, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

No proof of purchase: $2.50 per unit, up to a maximum of $10 per household. Proof of purchase: Total amount of purchases, up to a maximum of $50 per household. Final amounts may be lower, depending on the number of valid claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $850,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Humphrey, Farrington & McClain PC

Claim Form: DeWalt Bonded Abrasive Wheel Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Michael Dinges v. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc

Settlement Website: DeWalt Bonded Abrasive Wheel Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 26170
Santa Ana, CA 92799
(888) 428-6671

Tags: Defective Product, Expiration Date, Item Breaks or Becomes Useless, Tools or Equipment