In re Whirlpool Corp. Front-Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation

Case No. 1:08-WP-65000 (MDL 2001)


Frequently Asked Questions


BASIC INFORMATION

THE SETTLEMENT BENEFITS—WHAT YOU GET IF YOU QUALIFY

HOW TO GET BENEFITS—SUBMITTING A CLAIM FORM

THE LAWYERS REPRESENTING YOU AND THE SETTLEMENT CLASS

EXCLUDING YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT CLASS

If you want to keep the right to sue or continue to sue Defendants about the legal claims in this lawsuit, and you don’t want to receive benefits from this Settlement, you must take steps to exclude yourself from the Settlement. This is sometimes called “opting out” of the Settlement Class.


OBJECTING TO THE SETTLEMENT

You can tell the Court if you don’t agree with the Settlement or any part of it.


THE COURT’S FAIRNESS HEARING

The Court will hold a hearing to decide whether to approve the Settlement. You may attend and you may ask to speak at the hearing, but you don’t have to.


IF YOU DO NOTHING

GETTING MORE INFORMATION

DO NOT WRITE OR CALL THE COURT, WHIRLPOOL, MAYTAG, SEARS, OR ANY APPLIANCE RETAILER, DEALER, OR AGENT FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE SETTLEMENT OR THIS LAWSUIT.

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