Court Grants Preliminary Approval to a Class Action Settlement Related to the Philips Sonicare AirFloss

Jul 25, 2013, 17:00 ET from HIDEN, ROTT & OETLE, LLP

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of HIDEN, ROTT & OETLE, LLP announces that on July 11, 2013, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California granted preliminary approval to a proposed class action settlement with Philips Oral Healthcare, Inc. and Philips Electronics North America Corporation (together "Philips").  The Proposed Settlement resolves a lawsuit alleging that Philips violated California laws in the marketing and sale of the Philips Sonicare AirFloss ("AirFloss").

The Proposed Settlement would entitle qualifying Settlement Class Members who purchased a new AirFloss to receive a voucher for the purchase of certain Philips or Avent-branded products.  Only California residents who purchased a new AirFloss in California between January 1, 2011 and June 24, 2013 qualify for participation in this Proposed Settlement.

The Court has scheduled a hearing on November 4, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., to determine whether to grant final approval to the Proposed Settlement. 

To be eligible to receive the benefits made available pursuant to this Proposed Settlement, Settlement Class Members must submit to the Settlement Administrator a Proof of Claim Form that is postmarked by January 20, 2014. 

To obtain additional information about the Proposed Settlement, to determine whether your AirFloss purchase qualifies, or to obtain a Proof of Claim Form, you can visit the Settlement Website at  You can also contact the Settlement Administrator by calling 1-877-421-6828, by writing to Philips AirFloss Settlement, c/o Dahl Administration, P.O. Box 3614, Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614, or by emailing

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Contact: Michael Ian Rott, Eric Overholt, HIDEN, ROTT & OERTLE, LLP, (619) 296-5884.