Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
EZ-Flo International has reached a settlement in a class action alleging that certain plumbing system components made of yellow brass are defective or poor quality, resulting in damage. The yellow brass includes copper alloys with a zinc content of 15% or greater by weight. See Schedule 1, Covered Products or the Notice, for a list of parts and images of parts.
Company: EZ-Flo International Inc.
Filing Deadline: April 8, 2022
Objection Deadline: February 11, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: February 11, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: March 8, 2019Proof of Purchase:
Exact documentation depends on the claim being made. Must include photos showing both the EZ-Flo manufacture stamp, if available, and the date of manufacture stamp. For more info, see the Claim Form or Notice at the settlement website.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you own a property unit in the US that contains or has ever contained one of the Covered Products manufactured up to ten years before the effective date. (The effective date will be set at the Fairness Hearing for this case.) Property units may be individual residential units or individual commercial property units. See Schedule 1, Covered Products for a list of covered parts and photos of some of the covered parts. You may also request that a copy of Schedule 1 be mailed to you. For more info, see the Notice at http://www.ez-flosettlement.com/media/1577339/ez-flo_notice_091018.pdf.
NOTE: Claim deadlines will depend on the Effective Date of the settlement, possibly to be decided at the Fairness Hearing.
Typical Settlement Amount:
Varies according to the problem encountered. Claims may be made for exterior meringue deposits, leaks, occlusions, or inoperable values. Benefits may include replacement parts, reimbursement for repair, replacement, or fixing of property damage. For more info, see the Notice at http://www.ez-flosettlement.com/media/1577339/ez-flo_notice_091018.pdf.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
$1,000 per property unit owned
Kasdan LippSmith Weber Turner LLP
Case Name: Houze, et al. v. BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, et al.
Settlement Website: EZ-Flo International Water System Components Settlement Website
kurtzman Carson Consultants
EZ-Flo Settlement Claims Administrator
c/o KCC Class Action Services
P. O. Box 404041
Louisville, KY 40233-4041