LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Finkelstein Thompson LLP and Litigation Law Group regarding the Gateway 30-inch XHD 3000 Monitor Settlement:
If You Bought A Gateway 30-inch XHD 3000 LCD Monitor, You Could Receive $195 in a Class Action Settlement
A proposed settlement ("Settlement") has been reached in a class action lawsuit entitled Mark D. Lima v. Gateway, Inc., et al. (Case No. CV-09-01366 DMG), pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Who Is Included?
You may be included in the Settlement as a "Class Member" if you reside in the United States and: you were the original purchaser of a Gateway 30-inch XHD 3000 LCD Monitor and you experienced a problem with that Monitor and/or the Monitor did not perform as advertised.
What Does the Settlement Provide?
Under the proposed Settlement, each Class Member who submits a valid claim will receive $195 in cash for each monitor purchased. Separately, Gateway has agreed to pay certain administrative fees and expenses, a service award to the Class Representative, and Court-approved attorneys' fees and expenses.
How Can I Get Paid?
Submit a Claim Form online at www.gatewayXHD3000monitor.com or by mail by May 21, 2015.
What Should I Do?
You should get more information from the Settlement Administrator and make a decision about your legal rights. Class Members' options include: (1) do nothing; (2) submit a claim; (3) object to the Settlement; and (4) request exclusion from the Settlement. If you don't want to be bound by the settlement, you must exclude yourself by letter to the Settlement Administrator postmarked by February 6, 2015. If you exclude yourself, you can't get a payment, but you can be part of another lawsuit about the claims in this case. If you stay in the Class, you may submit a Claim Form and/or object to the proposed Settlement. Claim Forms must be submitted by May 21, 2015. Objections must be served on Class Counsel and Defendant's Counsel by February 6, 2015. PLEASE SEE THE DETAILED NOTICE AT www.gatewayXHD3000monitor.com or call 1-888-286-4205 for complete instructions on how to file a claim, object, or exclude yourself, and other important information.
The District Court will hold a Fairness Hearing on February 27, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7 of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 312 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, California 90012 to consider approval of the Settlement, payment of attorneys' fees and expenses up to $620,000.00 to lawyers for the Class (Finkelstein Thompson LLP and Litigation Law Group), and a payment of $8,000.00 to the Class Representative, and related issues. The motions for fees, costs and an incentive award will be available on the settlement website after they are filed and before the above hearing. You may appear at the hearing, but you don't have to.
For more information or if you have questions, please visit the settlement website at the URL below and/or contact the Settlement Administrator at:
Gilardi & Co. LLC
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060
SOURCE Finkelstein Thompson LLP