There is a settlement in the class action lawsuit that has alleged Monster Inc., Best Buy stores LP for the false advertisement of Monster HDMI Cable. It has been said that they have falsely advertised cables and tricked the customers into thinking that they an expensive product for their requirements.
So, if you have a bought a Monster HDMI Cable in between Aug 25, 2011, and March 6, 2018, you will get a claim as cash from $10 to $35.
The plaintiff has also alleged that the consumers were deceived by the product packaging of the cables. Due to the packaging, they had to dupe into spending the money on a powerful HDMI cord than the necessary ones.
Now, Monster and Best Buy have agreed to pay for the settlement to settle the lawsuit; although they accept no wrongdoing.
Under the terms of settlements, all the eligible class members will receive a cash payment or a store credit. And the amount of settlement will be dependent on the type of HDMI cord purchased.
Are You Eligible?
The eligible class members include the ones who bought an HDMI cable with an advertised bandwidth that exceeds 10.2 Gbps in the United States, between Aug’25, 2011 and March’06, 2018.
$10 to $35 in form of cash or store credit
Depending on the type of HDMI cord you purchase, and whether you have the proof of purchase will decide what amount of claim you will receive. According to the settlement administrator, the benefits will either include a monetary reward or a monetary reward and a replacement cable.
To get the cable as well, you should also send your existing cable to the settlement administrator. However, you will also receive the postage reimbursement as well.
You can also get the potential award in the form of Monster Online Store Credit. And, no proof of purchase is required to have one claim under this option.
Amy Joseph and Robert O’Brien, et al. v. Monster Inc., Best Buy Stores LP, and BestBuy.com LLC,
Case No. 2015 CH 13991, in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois
Do not file the claim if you do not qualify for this settlement.
Moreover, you are submitting the claim under penalty of perjury and you are harming other members, if you will submit a fraud claim.
Claim Form Deadline
Joseph v. Monster
c/o Angeion Group
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103