InSinkErator F-201 Instant Hot Water Filter 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:

InSinkErator has chosen to settle a class action alleging that certain of its InSinkErator F-201 hot water filters, designed to be used with instant hot water dispenser systems, could crack and leak water, possibly causing property damage.

Docket Number:


Company: InSinkErator

Filing Deadline: December 31, 2020

Objection Deadline: January 22, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: January 22, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: February 6, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

Documentation needed for cash awards or property damage reimbursement.


You may be eligible if, as of January 22, 2018, you own or rent a home in the US that contains an InSinkErator F-201 Instant Hot Water Dispenser Filtration System and an old filter. Old filters were manufactured from 2001 through January 31, 2011. See the Notice to identify the type of system and decipher the markings on the filter that tell its age. Property damage must be experienced between January 18, 2018 and September 30, 2020.

You are not eligible if

  • You experienced the property damage on or before January 22, 2018, or
  • You initiated a different lawsuit in connection with old filters and the same problem.
Typical Settlement Amount:

You must choose one: (1) Replacment: One replacement filter for each old one possessed, up to three; or a cash award of $15 per old filter possessed, up to three. (2) Property damage: A percentage of property damage expenses. See table in Notice. Amounts may be adjusted up or down.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Lite Deplama Greenberg
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP

Claim Form: InSinkErator F-201 Instant Hot Water Filter Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Richard Desio et al. v. InSinkErator et al.

Settlement Website: InSinkErator F-201 Instant Hot Water Filter Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
BrownGreer PLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

F-201 Water Filter Settlement Program
Class Administrator
c/o BrownGreer PLC
P.O. Box 25487
Richmond, VA 23260
1-833-FILTER5 (1-833-345-8375) Toll-Free

Tags: Defective Home Appliance, Instant Hot Water System, Your Home