LINCOLN WOOD PRODUCTS, INC. WINDOWS CLASS ACTION
THIS SETTLEMENT HAS BECOME FINAL AND YOU MAY NOW FILE A CLAIM
If you have the affected Lincoln Windows, you could be eligible to receive monetary compensation under this Settlement.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING COLLECTING UNDER THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE IMPORTANT INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT www.lincolnwindowsettlement.com
The Lucey Law Firm is lead Class Counsel in the Lincoln Wood Products, Inc. window class action affecting persons in who own property in South Carolina with Lincoln exterior-glazed wood or aluminum-clad windows.
Who is included?
The Settlement includes current owners of a home or other building in the State of South Carolina with Lincoln’s Exterior Glazed Windows.
A complete list and description of the windows covered by the Settlement and detailed instructions on how to identify if your windows are part of the Settlement can be viewed on the Website, on the Affected Products page.
What does the Settlement provide?
If you have Lincoln Exterior Glazed Windows, you may be eligible for money benefits. The amount you may claim depends on (1) the number of affected windows, (2) whether the leak resulted in deterioration at the window sash or frame corner, (3) whether a leak in a deteriorated window caused additional water damage to the surrounding drywall or trim, and (4) whether you previously purchased certain sash replacement kits from Lincoln.
Class Members may receive $75 to $600 per window depending on the location and type of water-related damage.
There is no cap on the number of windows per household that a Settlement Class Member is entitled to claim. View detailed information regarding the types of eligible damages and potential compensation on the Affected Products page of the Settlement Website.
How do I make a claim?
You cannot submit one at this time because the Court has not granted Final Approval. In order to be notified regarding the beginning of the claims period, REGISTER AT THE WEBSITE www.lincolnwindowsettlement.com.
|Preliminary Approval||April 8, 2016|
|Notice Date||May 6, 2016|
|Deadline to request exclusion||Postmarked on or before June 20, 2016 (45 days after Notice Date)|
|Deadline to object||No later than June 11, 2016|
|Fairness Hearing||July 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM|
|Effective Date||August 10, 2016|
|Claim Deadline||February 6, 2017|
How Do I know if my windows are failing?
Common symptoms include the following:
- The appearance of flaking, cracking, and/or chipping of the interior wood of the window sashes (the part of the window that is opened and closed);
- Staining/rotting of the wood under the aluminum cladding or wood that is soft to the touch (hard to see unless you really look for it or engage a construction professional);
- Staining of the wood stool (sometimes referred to as the sill on the inside of the window);
- Discolored wall or baseboard under a window.
For more information regarding the Windows, photographs of failing Windows, how to identify your Lincoln Windows, and other Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the Settlement Website at www.lincolnwindowsettlement.comClaim Form