Shoppers who personal or have owned a sizzling drawer microwave oven may benefit from a settlement – PRNewswire
WASHINGTON, September 21, 2020 / PRNewswire / – The following is published by Greg Coleman Law, Whitfield Bryson LLP and Tycko & Zavareei LLP on the Hamm v. Sharp Electronics Corporation lawsuit, Case No. 5: 19-cv-00488-JSM-PRL, in The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sharp Electronics Corporation (“Sharp”) has reached a settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit alleging that certain Sharp branded microwave drawer ovens (“Class Microwaves”) contained a problem that caused arcing through the waveguide, that could cause the Class Microwave to malfunction (an “arcing event”). Sharp denies these allegations.
Consumers can be placed in the class when they have purchased or received a new class microwave, or are the first to own a home with a new class microwave installed in between January 1, 2009 and 5th August 2020.
Eligible class members may receive benefits such as a 5-year limited extended warranty. full replacement; up to $ 250 Cash or $ 500 Voucher; and / or refunds for certain payouts if their class microwave has experienced an arc event or if their class microwave has experienced an arc event in the future.
In order to receive benefits, eligible class members must submit a claim and include all required documentation. Application forms are available from www.SharpMicrowaveLitigation.com or by calling 1-800-242-5127. Individuals can apply online or download or receive a copy of the application form and submit it by email or post. Individuals whose limited warranty has previously expired January 7, 2021 and anyone who has experienced an arc event must submit an application form from May 7, 2021. Individuals whose limited warranty has not expired January 7, 2021 and anyone who has experienced or has experienced an arc event in the future must submit an application form within two years of the date of the arc event.
Those concerned should visit www.SharpMicrowaveLitigation.com or call 1-800-242-5127 to learn more about this settlement and how it could affect their rights.
Important information and dates:
Eligible class members must object to the billing 17th November 2020. Eligible class members must exclude themselves from billing 17th November 2020. Eligible class members whose class microwave has already experienced an arc event or whose class microwave has experienced an arc event in the future must submit an application form based on the details provided above. The court will hold a hearing January 7, 2021 To consider whether the settlement should be approved, submit an application $ 3 million for legal fees and fees as well as a service payment of $ 1,500 to each class representative ($ 10,500 total). Legal fees and service payments to class representatives do not reduce the amount of services available to class members. You and your own lawyer can appear and speak at the hearing, but you do not have to.
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SOURCE Greg Coleman Law, Whitfield Bryson LLP and Tycko & Zavareei LLP