Harbor Freight Tools Chainsaws 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:

This settlement resolves a class action against Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. about certain of its chainsaws. The complaint alleged that the company sold chainsaws that were defective and subject to a recall by Harbor Freight and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the complaint, Harbor Freight misled customers when it sold the defective chainsaws.

Docket Number:


Company: Harbor Freight Tools

Filing Deadline: November 24, 2021

Class Period: March 11, 2011 to February 6, 2018

Objection Deadline: November 24, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: November 24, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 10, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof, but you can claim a larger benefit if you do.


You may be eligible if you are a person in the US (including its states, districts, and territories) who bought a Portland, Chicago Electric, or One Stop Gardens 14-inch electric chainsaw, with SKU numbers 67255 or 61592, from Harbor Freight stores between March 11, 2011 and February 6, 2018, who have not already taken part in the recall.

If you received a notice of this settlement, in the mail or via e-mail, Harbor Freight’s records indicate you are a member of the settlement class.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: Choose one of the following. (1) You may return your chainsaw to a Harbor Freight Tools retail store and get a replacement, a check, or a gift card. If you cannot do this, submit a claim form by the November 24, 2021 deadline. (2) Without proof of purchase: Gift card worth $25 or check for $10; limited to one claim per household or ISP address. (3) With proof of purchase or proof of destruction: Gift card or check worth $50 for each class product.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Bursor & Fisher

Claim Form: Harbor Freight Tools Chainsaws Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kaupelis, et al. v. Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.

Settlement Website: Harbor Freight Tools Chainsaws Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Chainsaw Settlement
RG/2 Claims Administration
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479

Tags: Defective Product, Tools or Equipment