A class-action lawsuit alleged that a number of lawnmower manufacturers — including Kawasaki, John Deere, Honda and Toro — did not accurately detail the power of the engines. The suit has recently settled for $7.5 MILLION, and you can now claim a part of it.
TL;DR A class action lawsuit has recently settled for $7.5 million dollars, and you can file a proof-free claim here.
The lawsuit covers lawnmowers that had 30 horsepower or less, and claims that the power of these engines was overstated. If you purchased a riding or walk-behind lawnmower between 1994 and 2012, you are eligible for compensation.
The settlement is not an admission of guilt.
The form can be found online, and you can file it with or without proof. Customers who file a claim without proof are eligible for a $15 compensation. Customers who provide proof are elligible for anywhere between $20 and $55. Retailers and wholesalers are also eligible for compensation.
If you want to file a claim, you have between now and May 22 to do so. Once it is filed, the claim will be reviewed, which can take a significant amount of time.
Are you eligible to receive money from this lawsuit? Are you going to be filing a claim? And what are you going to do with the extra money?
Stay tuned for updates!