Several companies conspired to fix prices for LCD screens and broke consumer product laws. The Illinois Attorney General announced this week that consumers who purchased LCD screens may be eligible to a settlement from certain manufacturers. According to a lawsuit filed by Illinois Attorney General, consumers who purchased products that contain liquid crystal display (LCD) screens between 1998 and 2006 may have overpaid. The products included in the lawsuit are cell phones, televisions, computer screens, tablets, MP3 players and other products that contain LCD. The companies under scrutiny illegally fixed the prices for LCD screens keeping prices high. These companies including Chi Mei Innolux, Epson, Hitachi, LG Display and Sharp. A settlement has been reached of $104 million! Damages collected by consumers range in amount depending on the price of the item purchased and the amount of claims submitted. If you think you are a victim, you have until October 4th to file a claim at:
or via mail to:
LCD Illinois Claims
c/o A.B. Data, Ltd.
P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI 53217
As you can see, companies will act unethically to make big money. But did you know there are laws that protect you as a consumer? While these consumers fell victim to overpaying for products, much worse happens all over America. Many consumers fall victim to injury because of a dangerous or defective product. Every year there are hundreds of people who lose their lives or endure lifelong injuries because of the negligence of companies or manufacturers.
If you or a loved one have been injured because a company has been negligent you may be entitled to compensation. Businesses should be held accountable. Call Meyerkord & Kurth today and our attorneys will fight for your right as a consumer. Our personal injury attorneys are ready to work hard and give you the maximum compensation and a fee is only collected if a settlement or verdict is obtained. Contact us today for a free consultation from one of the best personal injury attorneys in St. Louis.