Reverse the Charge
- Obtain more information (and file a claim) in regards to a $44.95 million lithium-ion battery antitrust settlement
- Those who purchased a laptop, cordless power tool, camcorder, and/or other items with a Lithium-Ion battery since 2000 may be entitled to some cash money
- Payments are expect to be released sometime in early 2018
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Class members in the case contend that LG Chem, Ltd. and LG Chem America, Inc., Hitachi Maxell Ltd. and Maxell Corporation of America, and NEC Corporation fixed the price of cylindrical lithium-ion battery cells in order to make more money by charging consumers more for these type of batteries.
- The law firms of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP will represent all class members in the case
- In order to qualify for the lawsuit the class member must be a legal resident of the US and purchased a product with a lithium-ion batter between the dates of January 1, 2000 to May 31, 2011
- A complete list of products covered via the Reverse the Charge settlement is available here
- A settlement fairness hearing already took placer on 10/3/17 at 1301 Clay Street, Courtroom 1, 4th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612
- Class members did not have to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the 44.95 million dollar settlement pie
- In order to get paid via the Reverse The Charge class action lawsuit class members MUST complete the
- The amount of money any one class member will receive is not known and will depend on how many claims that are filed by the claimant and the count of products purchased by all claimants