Who hasn’t purchased a computer monitor? If you purchased a pool diving board or frozen waffles you could also be eligible to claim some free money from some of the latest settlements.
Check to see if any of these companies owe you money:
1. Computer Monitor (CRT Antitrust – No Receipt Needed to File)
If you purchased a cathode ray tube (CRT) product such as a television or computer monitor between March 1, 1995 and Nov. 25, 2007, you can submit a claim for a cash payment from a class-action settlement. Only consumers who purchased the CRT products in one of 21 states are eligible for payment, so check it out now to see if you’re eligible. You don’t need receipts but you may be asked to provide proof of purchase at a later date. Claimants will likely receive a minimum cash payment of $25 and possibly more. The deadline to file a claim is Dec. 7, 2015. Find out more at crtclaims.com/FileClaim.htm.
2. Van’s (No Receipt Needed to File)
Van’s breakfast products joins many others who make claims on their labeled foods as “all natural”. You may be eligible for compensation from a class-action settlement alleging these so-called natural products actually contained artificial or synthetic ingredients. The settlement applies to a number of Van’s frozen breakfast products, including frozen waffles, pancakes, French toast sticks, waffle sticks, English muffins and muffin crowns. You could claim up to $18 per household but must file before Dec. 16, 2015.
Tier 1: Class Members who fill out the Claim Form and who do not have valid proof of purchase may recover up to a maximum of $4.99 per household. This covers about 1.5 Van’s products.
Tier 2: Class Members who fill out the Claim Form and who do not have valid proof of purchase may recover $3.33 per unit up to a maximum of $9.99 per household (the cost of about 3 Van’s products), if they provide additional information about their purchases. Class Members who file a Tier 2 Claim must provide the following information:
The store(s) at which the Van’s product(s) were purchased;
The location (city and state) of purchase;
Approximate date (month and year) of purchase;
Type of Van’s product(s) purchased;
Approximate number of units purchased; and
The reason(s) the Class Member chose to purchase the product(s).
Tier 3: Class Members who fill out the claim form and who provide valid proof of purchase may recover the amount for which a valid proof of purchase has been provided, up to $18 per household.
File the claim here: milorosettlement.com/claim.
If you’re a current or former Sprint customer who paid for unauthorized third-party premium SMS services such as ringtones, wallpapers and text message subscriptions to receive celebrity gossip and horoscopes, you can apply for a refund. Although you may have already received a refund so make sure to doublecheck. If you’re a postpaid customer, you’re eligible for full refunds of unauthorized charges, and if you’re a prepaid customer, you can get a one-time refund of $7. You have until Dec. 31, 2015 to sign up here at SprintRefundPSMS.com.
4. Swimming Pool Companies
Apparently there was a price-fixing conspiracy in the swimming pool products industry involving some of the main players such as
Pentair Water Pool & Spa Inc., Hayward Industries Inc. and Zodiac Pool Systems Inc. They agreed to a class-action settlement that will provide benefits to consumers who purchased pool products such as chemicals, cleaners, filters, diving boards, heaters, pumps and pool liners. The amount each claimant will receive depends on a number of factors, including the type of pool products purchased and the number of claims that are filed by Dec. 11, 2015. Learn more at PoolProductsConsumerLawsuit.com.
5. California Hotels
If you were in California and spoke to a representative of an 800-number at the Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Priority Club Rewards, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hotel Indigo you could qualify for a settlement. This must have been between March 1, 2011 and July 18, 2012 to receive a maximum of $5,000.
Allegedly consumers who placed toll-free calls to inquire about hotel rates and reservations may have had their calls recorded without their knowledge or consent, in violation of California law. Eligible claimants will likely receive $100 from the settlement up to $5,000 depending on the number of claims filed by Dec. 14, 2015.
Have you purchased a Canon printer that has an error message come up after the warranty expires? The “UO52 — Print Head Error” message to be exact and Canon supposedly refused to replace or repair the printer for free. According to the class-action lawsuit, it often cost more to repair the printer than to just buy a new one so customers can choose between a cash payment of up to $50 or a voucher valued at up to $75. You must file a claim before Dec. 7, 2015. Head over to canoninkjetprintersettlement.worldsecuresystems.com to file a claim.