Flexible Polyurethane Foam Indirect Settlement

Flexible Polyurethane Foam Indirect Antitrust Settlement fund CAC RecoveryClass Members Eligible for the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Indirect Antitrust Settlement:

You may be included in these Settlements if:

  • you bought, not for resale, any upholstered furniture (for example, a sofa with foam cushions), or carpet underlay (also known as carpet padding or carpet cushion), or bedding product (for example, mattresses, mattress toppers, or pillows) containing flexible polyurethane foam that was manufactured in the United States; and
  • which you purchased during the time period January 1, 1999 to August 1, 2015; and
  • which you purchased in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin or the District of Columbia.

Flexible Polyurethane Foam Indirect Antitrust Litigation Settlement Case History:

There is a class action lawsuit pending involving flexible polyurethane foam bought indirectly from Carpenter Co., Domfoam International, Inc., FFP Holdings LLC (f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, LLC and f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, Inc.), FXI Holdings, Inc., Foamex International, Inc., Future Foam, Inc., Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Scottdel Inc., Valle Foam Industries, Inc., Vitafoam Products Canada Limited, Vitafoam, Inc., Woodbridge Foam Corporation, Woodbridge Sales & Engineering, Inc., or Woodbridge Foam Fabricating, Inc. The lawsuit is known as In re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation, 10-MD-2196, MDL No. 2196, and is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in Toledo. The lawsuit alleges the above identified companies, called Defendants, conspired with each other and also other named and unnamed flexible polyurethane foam producing companies to allocate markets and to fix prices for flexible polyurethane foam used in bedding, carpet underlay, and upholstered furniture. All of the Defendants deny these allegations and deny they are liable to Plaintiffs in any way.

On April 16, 2014, the Court decided this lawsuit could proceed as a class action under the laws of twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia on behalf of a “Class” or group of people and entities that may include you. The states include: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New\ Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, as well as the District of Columbia.

The Court previously approved Settlements with two of the Defendants in the lawsuit: Valle Foam Industries, Inc. and Domfoam International, Inc. Nine additional Settlements have been reached by the Class with these Defendants: (1) Carpenter Co. (“Carpenter”), (2) FFP Holdings LLC (f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, LLC and f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, Inc.) (“FFP”), (3) Future Foam Inc. (“Future Foam”), (4) FXI Holdings Inc. (formerly known as Foamex Innovations, Inc.) (“FXI”), (5) Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company (“Hickory Springs”), (6) Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (“Leggett”), (7) Mohawk Industries, Inc. (“Mohawk”), (8) Vitafoam Products Canada Limited and Vitafoam, Inc. (collectively, “Vitafoam”), and (9) Woodbridge Foam Corporation, Woodbridge Sales & Engineering, Inc., and Woodbridge Foam Fabricating, Inc. (collectively “Woodbridge”) (the “Additional Settling Defendants”), and the lawsuit will not proceed against them. The Settlements with the Additional Settling Defendants were reached on April 30, 2015 (Mohawk), May 8, 2015 (Woodbridge), May 18, 2015 (Leggett), May 22, 2015 (Carpenter), June 11, 2015 (Hickory Springs), June 15, 2015 (Vitafoam), July 17, 2015 (FFP), July 24, 2015 (Future Foam), and July 24, 2015 (FXI). On July 31, 2015, the Court granted preliminary approval of these Settlements and directed this Notice be disseminated to the Settlement Classes.

Flexible Polyurethane Foam Indirect Antitrust Settlement Defentants?

The Defendant companies include: Carpenter Co., Domfoam International, Inc., FFP Holdings LLC (f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, LLC and f/k/a Flexible Foam Products, Inc.), FXI Holdings, Inc., Future Foam, Inc., Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co., Mohawk Industries, Inc., Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Scottdel Inc., Valle Foam Industries, Inc., Vitafoam Products Canada Limited, Vitafoam, Inc., Woodbridge Foam Corporation, Woodbridge Sales & Engineering, Inc., and Woodbridge Foam Fabricating, Inc.

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Our class action settlement services include:

  • Identifying class action claims where businesses may be eligible to file
  • Filing the class action claim with supporting documentation
  • Interacting with the class action Claims Administrator
  • Providing updates on class action claim settlements status
  • Resolving Claims Administrator questions on claims
  • Reviewing the recovery to assure the correct compensation claims amount has been received

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