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LeafFilter Accumulation of Debris Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against LeafFilter North, LLC, alleging that it advertised its LeafFilter gutter system as being maintenance-free when it requires periodic cleaning. The complaint alleged that the gutter system’s top accumulated organic debris, such as leaves, pine needles, twigs, branches, seeds, and pollen as well as inorganic material such as shingle grit, requiring the system to be cleaned periodically.

Docket Number:

2:20-cv-6229-MHW (KAJ)

Company: LeafFilter North, LLC

Filing Deadline: February 4, 2023

Class Period: January 1, 2016 to June 24, 2022

Objection Deadline: November 21, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: November 21, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: March 14, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

If you are requesting a reimbursement for debris-removal cleanings, you must provide documentation and a proof of expense for each eligible reimbursement, dated prior to June 24, 2022. If you are requesting a reimbursement for removal of the LeafFilter gutter system, you must provide proof of expense.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a LeafFilter customer in the US in LeafFilter’s customer care database with a Debris-Related Final Issue Code for their service request between January 1, 2016 and June 24, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

You may choose one of the following benefits:
(1) Reimbursement for up to two debris-removal cleanings of your LeafFilter gutter system, for up to $100 each, maximum $200.
(2) Reimbursement for one debris-removal cleaning of your LeafFilter gutter system, for up to $100, plus vouchers for up to two future debris-removal cleanings, to be performed by LeafFilter or its agents, within thirty days of the request.
(3) Vouchers for three future debris-removal cleanings of your LeafFilter gutter system, to be performed by LeafFilter or its agents, within thirty days of the request.
(4) Reimbursement of up to $200 for costs related to removal of the LeafFilter gutter system from your home due to problems with debris accumulation.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$3,500

Law Firms:
Goldenberg Schneider
Varnell Warwick PA

Claim Form: LeafFilter Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Zilinsky, et al. v. LeafFilter North, LLC

Settlement Website: LeafFilter Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Zilinsky v. LeafFilter North Settlement Administrator
PO Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060
844-403-0761

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do