The Summer Infant Video Baby Monitor Lawsuit claims that certain non-digital Summer Infant Video Baby Monitors were unencrypted and can be heard on other baby monitors. Imagine your next store neighbors being able to hear inside your house! Not only could they hear your baby crying but that might have heard much more!! The lawsuit is styled Alissa Jamison, et al. v. Summer Infant, et al. and was filed against Summer Infant (USA), Inc. and Toys “R” Us-Delaware, Inc. A $940,000 settlement has been proposed and under the terms class members will get a cash refund. The settlement payment per class member will depend upon how many claims are filed. The Defendants deny any and all wrong doing in the lawsuit but have agreed to settle in order to avoid a costly trial.
To be eligible for the settlement all claim forms must be filed before 04-20-12. The lawsuit claims that Summer Infant (USA), Inc. and Toys “R” U failed to disclose that certain non-digital Summer Infant Video Baby Monitors were unencrypted. The Notice with Claim Form, the Settlement Agreement and the Second Amended Complaint can be downloaded at the class admin portal. The case is numbered 09 C 7513 and is in the jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.