There is a defect in the Norcold refrigerators that are installed in RVs. The defect is safety related and is in the cooling unit. This defect can make the boiler tubes corrode. Due to the corrosion, flammable gas can leak and hence cause a fire risk. Hence there is a lawsuit and a settlement on this case. The refrigerators involved include the 1200 series, the N8 series and also the N6 series. So the lawsuits are for breach of state consumer protection statutes. It is also for breach of express and implied warranties. You will have to file a lawsuit if you wish to get the benefits from the Etter et al. v. Norcold, Inc. The case number is 8:13-CV-0081-JLS-RNB. If you would like to file a claim, go to the www.NorcoldClassAction.com site.
You can file online or you can download a personalized Norcold RV Refrigerator Defect Class Action Lawsuit Settlement claim form if you did not get a claim form in the mail. You must enter your first name, your last name, your permanent address, your city, state and zip. Then you will have to provided your address where you would like to get your payment. You will only fill this out if this address is different from your permanent address. Also enter your contact information. You will need to enter your primary phone number and your email address. If you know it, you should also enter the Norcold Refrigerator serial number. If you do not know it, just leave this blank. You can then review the information that you entered and then you can create your claim form. You will then be provided with a claim number. However, this does not mean that you have filed your claim. You can then download the claim form.
The claim number will be listed on the form. The personal information that you enter will also be printed on the form. Your name and mailing address will appear on the top right. Your name and mailing address will also be filled out on the form itself. Your email address and your phone number will also be printed. You will then have to select a sentence that applies to you. The first sentence is that you own a Norcold 1200 series that was manufactured at any time from January 1, 2002 to October 1, 2012. If you select this option, you will get 25 shares. Or you can choose the statement that says that you previously owned a Norcold 1200 series that was manufactured at any time from January 1, 2002 to October 1, 2012. You must have had to pay for a repair or a replacement of the gas absorption refrigerator. Or it could be for the repair or replacement of the cooling unit. You can select different amount that you paid. Depending on the amount that you choose, then you will get different shares. You can get anywhere from 1 share to 25 shares.
You can then select the statement that said that you previously owned a Norcold 1200. And the refrigerator was manufactured at any time from January 1, 2002 to October 1, 2012. And you did not pay any amount of money for repair or replacement. If you select this statement, then you will get 1 share. You can also select a sentence that says that you currently own a Norcold N6 or N8 series refrigerator. This refrigerator would have to have been manufactured at any time from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013. If you select this sentence, you will get 5 shares. The final section that you will have to fill out is the signature and attestation section. You will have to provide the date and then sign and print your name. When you have filled in all the information, you can then send the claim form to the settlement administrator. The address can be found online at thewww.NorcoldClassAction.com site.
If you are not sure about any of the items that you have to fill out on the Norcold RV Refrigerator Defect Class Action Lawsuit Settlement claim form, you can contact the settlement administrator. There is a phone number on the claim form itself. Or you can contact the settlement administrator via fax or email. It is better for you to provide accurate information than to guess and provide inaccurate information if you do not know how to fill it out. If you do not know the date that your refrigerator was manufactured, you can go to the settlement website and look it up. You will have to enter your serial number in order to get this information.
How much you will get in terms of payment depends on the number of people who file a claim form. You may get a claim rate anywhere from 5% to 100%. There is a table of estimated gross amount that will be paid out according to the claim rates. If you are a current or former owner with expenses of the 1200 series, then you will get $3,319.92 if you have a 5% claim rate. You will get $1,659.96 if your claim rate is 10%. You will get $663.98 if your claim rate is 25%. You will get $331.99 if your claim rate is 50%. You will get $247.76 if your claim rate is 67%. You will get $166.00 if your claim rate is 100%.
If you are a former owner of the 1200 series without expenses, then you will get $132.80 if your claim rate is 5%. You will get $66.40 if your claim rate is 10%. You will get $26.56 if your claim rate is 25%. You will get $13.28 if your claim rate is 50%. You will get $9.91 if your claim rate is 67%. You will get $6.64 if your claim rate is 100%. If you are a current owner of N6 or the N8 series refrigerator, then you will get $663.98 if your claim rate is 5%. You will get $331.99 if your claim rate is 10%. You will get $132.80 if your claim rate is 25%. You will get $66.40 if your claim rate is 50%. You will get $49.55 if your claim rate is 67%. You will get $33.20 if your claim rate is 100%.
The refrigerator company has recalled the model 1200 series refrigerators because of the fire risk. These refrigerators must have been manufactured before October 6, 2010. The reason for the recall is to fix the High Temperature Sensor. If you have the refrigerator, then you should turn it off and call the Norcold Recall Department. The phone number is provided online. There is also a recall on the 6 cubic foot and the 8 cubic foot refrigerators. Also call the recall department if you have one of them.
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