Samsung Plasma TV Display Panels California Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. are choosing to settle a California class action claiming that they did not make replacement display panel assemblies available to their authorized service centers (ASCs). The complaint alleged that certain Samsung plasma TV models PN51F5500, PN51F5300, or PN51F5350 experienced a “line” issue, but that the TVs could not be repaired because no replacement screens were available.

Docket Number:

3:18-cv-2300-WHA

Company: Samsung Electronics America Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 30, 2021

Objection Deadline: January 31, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: March 19, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

No claim forms are provided. Instead, if the settlement is approved, class members will have to take their TVs to a Samsung authorized service center to determine that it has the “line” issue and to get the benefit of the settlement.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a resident of California and own a model PN51F5500, PN51F5300, or PN51F5350 Samsung plasma TV that shows a “line” issue and requires a new display.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Samsung may offer to sell you a replacement display so that you can repair your TV. If it chooses not to do that, you will have the choice of either exchanging your TV for a different model with a reasonably similar display size and features or accepting a refund of the estimated purchase price you paid for your original TV. The Notice says, “Samsung intends to exercise its discretion so that Class Members will be able to exercise this choice of receiving either an exchange or refund.”

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$6,000

Law Firm:
Law Offices of Paul S. Rothstein

Case Name:

Settlement Website: Samsung Plasma TV Display Panels California Settlement website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Paul S. Rothstein
Kyla V. Alexander, Esq.
626 N.E. First Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601
samsungclassaction@rothsteinforjustice.com
Telephone: 352-376-7650

Tags: Defective Product, Defective Product. Television, Display or Screen