Pam Bondi Encourages LCD Screen Buyers to File Claims; $1.1 Billion in the Mix
Florida consumers who bought a TV, monitor or notebook computer that contained a TFT-LCD flat panel screen may be eligible for a share of $1.1 billion in settlements.
Attorney General Pam Bondi is encouraging consumers potentially eligible for a share of the multistate settlements involving price-fixing of LCD panels to file claims starting Wednesday.
The deadline to file is Dec. 6.
The states had alleged the companies conspired to prevent competition and increase prices for TFT-LCD panels, the most common form of LCD panels used in popular electronic devices.
To determine eligibility, visit LCDclass.com.
Consumers may also call 1-855-225-1886 or write to LCD Class, P.O. Box 8025, Faribault, MN 55021-9425.
The defendants involved in the settlements include: AU Optronics Corp.; AU Optronics Corporation America, LG Display Co. Ltd., LG Display America Inc., Toshiba Corp., Japan Display Central Inc.(formerly known as Toshiba Mobile Display Co. Ltd.), Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co., Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc., Chimei Innolux Corp., Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., Epson Imaging Devices Corp., HannStar Display Corp., Hitachi Displays Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Sharp Corp.