You are included if you meet the requirements for the Nationwide Injunctive Class, the Statewide Damages Classes and/or the Attorneys General Actions. The deadline to submit a claim was December 6, 2012 and has now passed. There is no guarantee that claims filed after December 6, 2012 will be accepted.
Nationwide Injunctive Class
The Court certified the following nationwide class for injunctive and declaratory relief:
All persons and entities residing in the United States as of the date this notice is first published, who indirectly purchased in the United States, between January 1, 1999 and February 13, 2012, TFT-LCD panels incorporated in televisions, monitors and/or notebook computers, from one or more of the Defendants or Quanta Display Inc., for their own use and not for resale.
Statewide Damages Classes
The Court certified the following state classes for damages:
All person or entities in one of 24 states or the District of Columbia who, from January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2006, as residents of one of those 24 states or the District of Columbia, purchased LCD panels incorporated in televisions, monitors, and/or laptop computers in one of those 24 states or the District of Columbia indirectly from one or more of the named Defendants or Quanta Display Inc., for their own use and not for resale.
The states are: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Attorneys General Actions: The Attorneys General of Arkansas, California, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New York, West Virginia and Wisconsin are participating in these Settlements to resolve related claims arising from the same alleged conduct as asserted in the class actions: (1) on behalf of state residents under the doctrine of parens patriae, which allows a state to bring a lawsuit on behalf of its citizens, and/or for governmental entities; (2) for civil penalties; and (3) for other relief, including equitable relief.
Excluded from the Classes are:
1) Defendants; 2) Officers, directors or employees of any Defendant; 3) Parent companies and subsidiaries of any Defendant; 4) Legal representatives, heirs or assigns of any Defendant; 5) Named affiliates and co-conspirators; 6) Federal, state or local governmental entities; and, 7) Any judicial officer presiding over this action and the members of his/her immediate family and judicial staff, and any juror assigned to this action.