Poz-Lok Fire Sprinkler 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 plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Poz-Lok pipes have defective weld seams which lack sufficient zinc galvanizing. The class representative alleges that Poz-Lok pipe is prone to premature corrosion initiating at or near the weld seam, eventually resulting in failure, e.g., leaking, of the pipe. The class representative also alleges that defendants knew of the alleged defect but concealed it from the owners of buildings in which Poz-Lok pipe was installed.

Docket Number:


Company: Northwest Pipe Company

Filing Deadline: June 7, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: June 7, 2004

Proof of Purchase:

Claimants must provide information regarding the sprinkler system, the leakage, and the property.


All individuals and entities who own or owned residential or commercial buildings in the United States in which Poz-Lok pipe and/or Poz-Lok fittings are installed are eligible to to be class members.

Typical Settlement Amount:

$10-$30 per linear foot of piping.

Total Settlement Amount: $14,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Law Firms:
Jaret and Jaret
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Claim Form: Claim Form

Case Name: Foothills/DeAnza Community College v. Northwest Pipe Co., et al.

Settlement Website: Poz-Lok Settlement

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Foothills/DeAnza Community College v. Northwest Pipe Co.
Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 5053
Portland, OR 97208-5053

Tags: Defective Product