A class action lawsuit has been filed against LG Electronics claiming they did not disclose a defect related to the LG LHB975 Network Blu-ray Disc Home Theater System. If you or someone you know purchased this home theater system you have until January 2, 2014 to file a claim in this class action lawsuit. The case is entitled Bret Koertge, et al. v. LG Electronics USA Inc. and is in the jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Class members contend that the LG LHB975 Network Blu-ray Disc Home Theater System had a design flaw that caused the mating between the wireless speakers, wireless subwoofer and the main unit to fail prematurely. LG has denied all accusations of wrong doing but have agreed to a warranty extension and a refund of customers repair costs as part of the settlement. LG will provide a limited extended warranty for four years after the Home Theater System’s original one-year warranty start date or in service date, for a total warranty of five years. Plus LG will also cover 100% of the repair cost of the system.
More information about the LG Home Theater Settlement can be obtained by writing to James C. Shah, Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP, 475 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ 08107. A fairness hearing is scheduled to take place on or around December 2, 2013 at the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark Division, Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, 50 Walnut St., Newark, NJ 07101.
The Claim Form is available in both English and Spanish and can be found here or at the class administered web site. The deadline to file for an objection or exclusion is November 18, 2013. Class members in the LG Blu-Ray Home Theater Class Action Lawsuit should have received a claim notice around October 15, 2013.