Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it programmed certain Galaxy S4 smartphones to operate at higher-than-normal speeds when it detected certain “benchmarking” apps, thus deceiving consumers about speeds. According to the complaint, this violated California consumer protection laws.Docket Number:
Company: Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Filing Deadline: November 9, 2020
Class Period: April 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013
Objection Deadline: November 23, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: November 23, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: January 28, 2021Proof of Purchase:
The claim form does not ask for proof of purchase. However, in order to fill out a claim form, you must have received a Notice with a Class Member ID Number. If you did not receive one, but believe you are a member of the class, contact the Settlement Administrator.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you bought a 16 GB Galaxy S4 smartphone in California between April 1, 2013 and July 31, 2013.Typical Settlement Amount:
Cash payment of up to $10.
Total Settlement Amount: $2,800,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Cierny Firm, The
Prometheus Partners LLP
Case Name: Daniel Norcia et al. v. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone Speed California Settlement Website
Heffler Claims Group
Cell Phone Benchmark Settlement
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 469
Warminster, PA 18974-0469