Nortel Networks Matrix Box Class Action 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:

The plaintiff in this lawsuit alleges that, beginning in 2001, Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc., Thomas N. Salzano, Alexander L. Wolf and Robert J. Fine and third party NorVergence, Inc. defrauded persons and businesses by inducing them to enter into equipment leases without disclosing that the leases purported to create an absolute obligation to pay, regardless of any telecommunications services actually delivered and even though the value of the equipment was far less than the leased price. 

Docket Number:


Company: Nortel

Filing Deadline: April 13, 2017

Class Period: January 1, 2001 to June 30, 2004

Objection Deadline: February 27, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: February 27, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: May 24, 2017

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

This settlement includes all persons, including businesses, in the United States of America and its territories who, between January 1, 2001, through June 30, 2004, entered into a written agreement with NorVergence, Inc. for the lease of one or more Matrix boxes, Matrix SoHo boxes, or other network equipment provided by NorVergence, Inc.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Settlement share distribution calculations are unknown at this time.

Total Settlement Amount: $400,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firms:
Cafferty Clobes Meriwether and Sprengel LLP
Rosenfeld Hafron Shapiro & Farmer
Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis LLP

Claim Form: Claim Form

Case Name: Wanland & Associates, Inc. v. Nortel Networks Corp., et al.

Settlement Website: Wanland v. Nortel Networks

Claims Administrator:
Kurtzman Carson Consultants

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wanland & Associates, Inc. v.
Nortel Networks Corp., et al.
Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 43446
Providence, RI 02940-3446



Tags: Commercial telephone services, Unfair Services