Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Important Dates and Documents:
The deadline to Request Exclusion from the Settlement Class has passed.
The deadline to submit an Objection to the Settlement has passed.
September 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. EST - Fairness Hearing
The deadline to submit a Claim Form has passed.