Watts Water Heater and Floodsafe Connectors Class Action Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

The plaintiffs in these lawsuits allege that Watts:

  • Designed, manufactured, distributed, marketed and/or sold Water Heater and FloodSafe connectors that were defective;
  • Knew of the defective condition of these connectors; and
  • Failed to provide warnings to prevent failure of the connectors.
Docket Number:


Company: Watts Water Technologies

Filing Deadline: April 13, 2021

Class Period: November 4, 2008

Objection Deadline: March 7, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: March 7, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: April 12, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

Claimants must provide proof of ownership in general and further proof for replacement or property damage claims.


These settlements include anyone who owns, owned, leases, or leased a residence or other structure located in the United States containing a Watts Water Heater or FloodSafe connector after November 4, 2008.  The deadline to file a replacement claim is one year from the date of the final approval order.  The deadline to file a property damage claim is four years from the date of the final approval order.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payments for replacement connectors are $10, with a maximum of 4 connectors. 25% of property damage costs will be recovered for those claiming property damage.

Total Settlement Amount: $14,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Cafferty Clobes Meriwether and Sprengel LLP
Greg Coleman Law PC
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP

Claim Form: Claim Form

Case Name: Sharp, et al. v. Watts Regulator Co.

Settlement Website: FloodSafe and Water Heater Connector Class Action Settlements

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Systems

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Watts Claims Administrator
PO Box 4259
Portland, OR 97208-4259



Tags: Defective Home Appliance, Water Heater