In re Aftermarket Automotive Lighting Products Antitrust Litigation, 2:09-ml-02007-GW(PJWx)

Important Settlement Update

The Settlement with the TYC Defendants was approved by the Court on May 14, 2014. The TYC Defendants have agreed to pay cash and product credits and to cooperate in the prosecution of the claims against any remaining Defendants on behalf of the Class. The Claims Administrator is currently finalizing the validation process for claims filed in the TYC Settlement; please note that the deadline to submit a claim in the TYC Settlement has passed.

The Settlement with the Eagle Eyes Defendants was approved on February 12, 2014. The Claims Administrator is currently finalizing the validation process for claims filed in the Eagle Eyes Settlement; please note that the deadline to submit a claim in the Eagle Eyes Settlement has passed.

Overview Of The Settlements

If you purchased certain aftermarket automotive lighting products directly from Eagle Eyes Traffic Industrial Co. Ltd., E-Lite Automotive, Inc., TYC Brother Industrial Co. Ltd., Genera Corp., Depo Auto Parts Industrial Co. Ltd., Maxzone Vehicle Lighting Corp., Sabry Lee (U.S.A.), Inc., and/or Sabry Lee Ltd. between July 29, 2001 and February 10, 2009, you may be entitled to a cash payment from a partial class action settlement.

By Order dated February 23, 2012 and Amended Rule 54(b) Final Judgment Order dated March 22, 2012, the Court granted final approval of two prior settlements with the Depo Defendants and the Sabry Lee Defendants (“the Depo-Sabry Lee Settlements”). The proceeds of the Depo-Sabry Lee Settlements have since been distributed to those Class Members who submitted timely claims that the Claims Administrator approved for participation in the two settlements.

Settlements have been approved with the Eagle Eyes Defendants and the TYC Defendants (see Important Settlement Update above).

What Are My Options?

Important Dates for the TYC Settlement
DateDeadline
March 7, 2014
[Expired]
Claim Form Deadline
(postmarked)
March 7, 2014
[Expired]
Objection Deadline
(postmarked)
March 7, 2014
[Expired]
Notice of Intention to Appear at Final Approval Hearing
(received)
May 5, 2014
[Passed]
Final Approval Hearing
Important Dates for the Eagle Eyes Settlement
DateDeadline
November 14, 2013
[Expired]
Claim Form Deadline
(postmarked)
November 14, 2013
[Expired]
Objection Deadline
(postmarked)
December 20, 2013
[Expired]
Notice of Intention to Appear at Final Approval Hearing
(received)
January 6, 2014
[Passed]
Final Approval Hearing