Glenz v. Sharp Electronics Corp.
Case No. 2:08-cv-03652 (FSH MAS) (D.N.J.)
Owners of Certain Models of Sharp DLP Projectors May Claim Settlement Benefits.
This Class Action Settlement May Affect Your Rights.
A Court authorized this notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.
The settlement resolves a lawsuit over allegations concerning representations by Sharp Electronics Corporation (“Sharp”) related to the expected life of the lamps contained in its Digital Light Processing (“DLP”) projectors.
The settlement will provide a warranty extension and reimbursement of the cost of replacement lamps used in certain models of DLP projectors to qualifying owners.
The two sides disagree about whether Sharp did anything wrong. There have been no judicial findings of wrongdoing.
If you purchased an XR10S, XR10X, XR20S, XR20X, XR11XC, DT100, DT500, XGMB50X, XGMB55X, XGMB65X, XVZ3000 model of Sharp DLP projector at any time between July 1, 2005, and December 31, 2007, from Sharp or a Sharp-authorized retailer, you are a Settlement Class Member and may obtain a warranty extension on and may be eligible to make a claim to seek a refund for a past purchase of one replacement lamp for your Sharp DLP projector. Please carefully check the list of eligible models in the Answer to Commonly Asked Question 6.
Please read this notice carefully because your legal rights will be affected whether you act or don’t act.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:
Submit a Claim:
All claims for refunds for the purchase of replacement lamps had to be submitted during the claim submission period, which ran from October 17, 2011 through January 15, 2012. Reimbursement claims are no longer being accepted. To make a claim for a free replacement lamp under the extended warranty, please contact Sharp at 1-866-656-5267.
All objections had to be received by September 13, 2011. Objections are no longer being accepted.
All requests to “opt out” of the settlement had to be postmarked by September 13, 2011. Requests to opt out are no longer being accepted.
Get no cash refund or other relief and give up any right to such relief.
These rights and options — and the deadlines by which to exercise them — are explained in the Notice. The Court that is supervising this case has granted final approval of the settlement, allowing warranty extensions and cash refunds for replacement lamps to be distributed to qualifying customers.