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Purported Black & Decker, Farberware Products 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:

Spectrum Brands Holdings may be paying over $2 million over a class action claiming it gave false information about the manufacturer and warrantor of its products. The complaint alleged that Spectrum had falsely claimed that certain of its products were made and warranted by Black & Decker or Farberware. Also, the complaint claims that the coffee makers can produce a certain number of cups, but that the supposed “cups” were less than eight fluid ounces, making that claim misleading as well. 

Docket Number:

2018CV000321

Company: Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc.

Filing Deadline: February 28, 2019

Class Period: February 5, 2014 to October 19, 2018

Objection Deadline: January 14, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: January 14, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: March 22, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide the brand, model, and approximate purchase date and attest to your claim under penalty of perjury.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought one or more of the products at issue between February 5, 2014 and October 19, 2018. The products at issue include the following: 

  • Black & Decker-branded air fryers, blenders, can openers, coffee grinders, coffee makers, electric knives, food processors, grills, irons, juicers, kettles, mixers, quesadilla makers, rice cookers, skillets and other surface cookers, slow cookers, toasters, toaster ovens, and waffle makers.
  • Faberware-branded coffee urns and percolators, food processors, and toaster ovens.
Typical Settlement Amount:

$4 Estimated at $4, but may be less depending on the number of valid claims received. Only one claim may be made per household or physical address.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,250,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Ademi & O’Reilly LLP
Vozzolo LLC

Claim Form: Black & Decker, Farberware Products Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Steven Liptai v. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Black & Decker, Farberware Products Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Digital Settlement Group, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Liptai Settlement Claims Administrator
Digital Settlement Group LLC
8001 Broadway, Suite 200
Merrillville, IN 46410
info@LiptaiClassSettlement.com
1-877-342-0827

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptively Implying Brand Manufacturer or Warrantor, Misrepresentation of Production or Capacity