We all hate it when our goods, tools, fixtures, and vehicles stop working after wear and tear, but if something becomes a potential danger to us, that’s when many of us will act on our frustrations.
From having your credit card information stolen by hackers (Wells Fargo) to being an employee of a company unwilling to offer the same benefits as others (Walmart), class action lawsuits occur frequently in our country when something goes awry. Have you been affected from the potential dangers of a malfunctioning piece of equipment? Maybe you’re just irate about the false-marketing on the package of your recently purchased item? Whatever the instance may be, you may have a case on your hands.
Since we’re here to help you, we’ve gone and taken the liberty of finding a few class action settlements that, if affected, could get you a little bit of extra cash in your pocket. Don’t thank us—it’s our job!
Here are some of the most lucrative class action settlements in our country today:
Athletic KT Tape False Advertising Settlement
Potential Payout: Varies from item to item, 50% of $9.99-$89.99
For you fitness nuts out there, KT Health Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.75 million to resolve allegations against its kinesiology athletic tape. The allegations claim that deceptive marketing has lead consumers to believe that the athletic tape treats 16 different injuries including calf strain, runner’s knee, and shoulder pain, among others. Because of the company’s inclusion of claims such as keeping “you pain free” and “prevents injury”, KT athletic tape is ten times the amount of the average athletic tape.
Those eligible must have purchased one or more packages of KT Tape or another KT product between October 30th, 2011 and November 3rd, 2017. Consumers who submit a valid and timely claim before May 16th, 2018 will receive up to 50% of the price they paid for the product. File your claim today!
Bosch Diesel Emissions Software Class Action Settlement
Potential Payout: Up to $1,500
A multi-level class action lawsuit against Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch LLC will have the company paying $327.5 million to settle their role in supplying the emissions software installed in Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen vehicles in the big VW emissions scandal.
Whether you’re a Class Member of either 2.0-liter VW settlement or the 3.0-liter VW settlement, you’re eligible to file a claim for cash benefits up to $1,500. Check VW’s claim page to see if you qualify for benefits. The deadline to make a submit a claim is December 31st, 2019.
Volkswagen, Audi Emissions Classic Action Settlement
Potential Payout: Up to $2,550
To follow-up on the Emissions Software settlement, VW brand is going to resolve several different lawsuits that could possibly affect VW and Audi owners, as $10 billion will be eligible to Class Members for compensation. A number of these settlements have already been made but
Current owners of a variety of models from 2009 to 2015, including the Beetle, Jetta, and Audi A3s, will be eligible for at least $2,550. As previously mentioned, Check VW’s claim page.
Windsor Windows Class Action Settlement
Potential Payout: Up to $2,500
Multiple class action lawsuits have been made against Windsor Window Company and Woodgrain Millwork Inc’s Pinnacle and Legend product lines for being defective and thus leading to water damage. While the companies deny these allegations and claims, they have agreed to a settlement to avoid the expenses and litigation.
The qualifying windows must be from the Pinnacle and Legend lines between January 1st, 2000 and January 5th, 2018, with the request for cash payments (of up to $2,500 if you qualify) or replacement products to be made before April 16th, 2018. Check Windsor’s website for more details.
Life can be scary sometimes, especially something goes wrong, but we’ll will try to make sure that you get the full, up-to-date coverage of more and more of these settlements as they go live. Check this page for frequent updates. Stay safe out there, folks!