There have been many settlements dealing with LCD Flat Panel products. This one is for the state of Washington. This case is for all those who live in Washington and who have bought any product that has an LCD Flat Panel at any any time from January 1, 1998 to December 1, 2006. You can be an individual or a business in order to benefit from this case. You must have bought the product for your own use and not for resale. The products that can contain or have these LCD Flat Panels can be television sets, computer monitors, cell phone and iPads. The amount of the settlement is $63 million.
Out of this amount, you or business may be able to get a maximum amount of $108 for each televsion that has the LCD flat panel. You can get a maximum of $70 for each montior that you have. You can get $75 for each notebook computer that you have. You will of course get less for cell phones and iPads. The exact amounts for these have not been determined yet. These amounts are estimated amounts and you may actually get less than the amounts listed here. This is because there may be a lot of people who file valid claim forms. The amount of funds for this case is limited so if there are a lot of people who filed claims, then the amount that you get will be reduced so that everyone gets the same amount of money for the same product purchased. You can go to the lcdsettlement.atg.wa.gov site to figure out how you can get your payment.
You will have to file a Washington LCD Flat-Panel Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Settlement claim form. You can get a copy of the claim form online. You will have to answer some questions at the very beginning of the claim form. The first question asks if you or your business bought any of the products listed that had an LCD Flat Panel at any time from January 1, 1998 to December 1, 2006. Then you will have to answer if you live in the state of Washington when you bought the products. If youa re a business then your are asked if your headquarters are in the state of Washington when you bought the products. If you no longer live in the state of Washington, you must provide your Washington address when you bought the products. If you moved a number of times during that time period, you can provide only one of those addresses. The next question you are asked is whether you bought the product for your own use.
The question after that is whether you bought the product from a retailer or a computer manufacturer. You are then asked if you bought one or more cell phones during that time period. You are then asked if you lived in Washington when you bought the product. The same as before, if you no longer live in Washinton, you will have to provide the Washington address when you bought the products in Washington. Only after you have answered all these questions will be you be asked to enter your personal information. Like usual, the personal information will include your last name, your first name, your entity name if you are filing on behalf of your business, and the name of the person that can be contacted if there are questions about this case.
You will then have to enter other information such as your address or if you are a business, the address of your business headquarters. Remember that your headquarters have to be in the State of Wahsington for you to qualify to get compensation in this case. You will then enter city, state and zip. You will also have to provide your phone number and your email address. If you are an individual, you will then provide the last foru numbers of your social security number. If you are a business, you will then provide your federal taxpayer identification number.
Please also fill out information on the purchase that you made. You will have to provide the total number of products that you bought. The products are listed on the left and you will have to enter the amounts on the right. The first is the total number of LCD televisions purchased. The second is to total number of monitors that you bought. The third is the total number of notebook computers that you bought. The fourth is the total number of iPads that you bought. You will then enter the total number of cell phones that you bought while you lived in the state of Washington.
The final section of the Washington LCD Flat-Panel Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Settlement claim form which you can get at the lcdsettlement.atg.wa.gov site is the acknowledgement and verification section. Here you will declare under penalty of perjury that you provided the correct information in this form. You will be declaring this by signing and dating the form. You will also need to print your name. If you are filing out this form for a business, then you will have to provide your title. Make sure that you do provide accurate information on this form as your claim may be audited. If you found guilty of fraud, you will be prosecuted. If you have any questions about this form, then you can contact the settlement administrator at the phone number that is provided online or on the claim form itself. You should make a copy of the claim form for your records before you mail the form. If you have any form of proof that you bought the products when you said you did, then you should keep them as you may be asked to provide the proof.
If you need more information, you can check out the court documents that are provided online at the settlement website. Among the many documents that are provided for you to download, you can download and read the settlement agreement. If you have moved recently or if you moved after you send in your claim form, then you should report the change in address to the settlement administrator.
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