Welcome to the Thomas v. Lennox Industries Inc. Settlement website.
The Settlement Administrator is in the process of evaluating submitted claims. Beginning in late March 2016, the Settlement Administrator will begin to notify claimants about their status. This process will continue as determinations are made on a rolling basis. However, the review process does take time. Please go to the "Check Claim Status" page to check the status of your claim. Thank you for your patience.
UPDATE: The Court has approved the Agreed Motion for Extension of Time which has changed certain deadlines. The Court order is available here.
A summary of the deadline and hearing dates that have changed can be viewed here.
This website contains information regarding a proposed class action settlement that has been preliminarily approved by the Court in Thomas v. Lennox Industries Inc., United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Case No. 13 CV 7747.
NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT
A Settlement has been reached with Lennox Industries Inc. ("Lennox") in a class action lawsuit about whether it manufactured and sold defective evaporator coils. An evaporator coil is a part of an air conditioning system or heat pump system in the cooling mode. Lennox denies all of the claims in the lawsuit, but has agreed to the Settlement to avoid the cost and risk of further litigation.
For more information about the Settlement, please review the Class Notice.
THE SETTLEMENT CLASS
All U.S. residents who, between October 29, 2007 and July 9, 2015, purchased at least one new uncoated copper tube Lennox brand, Aire-Flo brand, Armstrong Air brand, AirEase brand, Concord brand, or Ducane brand evaporator coil, covered by an Original Warranty, for their personal, their family, or their household purposes, that was installed in a house, condominium unit, apartment unit, or other residential dwelling located in the United States.
Original Coils may have been purchased separately, as part of an air handler, or they may have been included as part of a Packaged Unit.
The Settlement Class does not include subsequent purchasers. To be a member of the Settlement Class, a claimant must have purchased at least one new eligible evaporator coil. Purchasers of newly built homes with new evaporator coils already installed are eligible.