Class Eligibility

You are a member of the Class if you bought a Monster HDMI Cable with an advertised bandwidth exceeding 10.2 Gbps in the United States between August 25, 2011 and March 6, 2018. Photographs of the product packaging that are included in this Settlement are posted here. Note that the Monster HDMI cables that are included in this Settlement were not sold at Target or Walmart.

Estimated Amount

$10 to $35 per product

Option A (Monetary Payment):

$10 for each Monster Gold HDMI Cable purchased;
$10 for each Monster HDMI cable purchased with an advertised bandwidth exceeding 10.2 Gbps and that is not a Monster Gold, Platinum or Black Platinum model cable;
$13 for each Monster Platinum HDMI Cable purchased;
$18 for each Monster Black Platinum HDMI Cable purchased.
Proof of purchase required: see below for acceptable forms of proof of purchase.

Option B (Monetary Payment and Replacement Cable):

$15 for each Monster Gold HDMI Cable purchased; $15 for each Monster HDMI cable purchased with an advertised bandwidth exceeding 10.2 Gbps and that is not a Monster Gold, Platinum or Black Platinum model cable;
$25 for each Monster Platinum HDMI Cable purchased;
$35 for each Monster Black Platinum HDMI Cable purchased.
Proof of purchase required: You must mail your existing HDMI cable to the Settlement Administrator. You will receive a 10.2 Gbps cable as well as postage reimbursement up to $5.00.

Option C (Monster Online Store Credit):

$20 credit on Monsterproducts.com for each Monster Gold HDMI Cable purchased;
$20 credit on Monsterproducts.com for each Monster HDMI cable purchased with an advertised bandwidth exceeding 10.2 Gbps and that is not a Monster Gold, Platinum or Black Platinum model cable;
$25 credit on Monsterproducts.com for each Monster Platinum HDMI cable purchased;
$30 credit on Monsterproducts.com for each Monster Black Platinum HDMI Cable purchased.

Proof of purchase: None required if you submit only one claim under this Option. See below for acceptable forms of proof of purchase.

Proof of Purchase

No

Case Name

Amy Joseph and Robert O’Brien, et al. v. Monster Inc., Best Buy Stores LP, and BestBuy.com LLC,
Case No. 2015 CH 13991
Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois

Case Summary

The Lawsuit challenges advertising located on the packaging of certain Monster HDMI cables with an advertised bandwidth exceeding 10.2 Gbps. Given the performance of the cables these claims are allegedly false advertising

Settlement Pool

N/A

Deadline

07/23/18

Contact


Joseph v. Monster
c/o Angeion Group
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1-844-357-8803
HDMICableSettlement@AdministratorClassAction.com

22 responses to “Best Buy Monster HDMI Cables Class Action Settlement”

  1. DeRayer Callahan says:

    Thank you for the reimbursement on this product.

  2. DeRayer Callahan says:

    Looking forward to this reimbursement on this product.

  3. April Griffin says:

    I brought three Monster Black Platinum HDMI Cable for the televisions I have at home most claims on the package was wrong,Im happy someone is trying to fix this

    ADMIN – Hi April,

    File your claim when you get a chance.

  4. Debbie Bell says:

    I purchase monster plantior cable 2 of them.

  5. Rose Conforti says:

    I purchased these for 3 TV and 3 computers

    ADMIN – Hi Rose,

    If you feel you are a class member by all means file a claim.

  6. Daniel Roberts says:

    In June of 2012 we purchased 2 of the Monster Gold HDMI Cables for are new house.

    ADMIN – Hi Daniel,

    If you meet the requirements as defined under class eligibility by all means file a claim.

  7. bobby says:

    what if the hdmi cord was purchased at hhgregg?

    ADMIN – Hi Bobby,

    Per the terms of the settlement this is exclusive to Best Buy.

  8. DarleneTaylor says:

    I purchased 2 monster gold ..thank you.

    ADMIN – Hi Darlene,

    File your claim.

  9. Art Linkletter says:

    I purchased a monster energy drink, can I file a rebate claim for this as well?

    ADMIN – Hi Art,

    You can certainly try but I suspect there is a big difference between drinks and HDMI cables…

  10. Emmanuel says:

    Didn’t work

    ADMIN – Hi Emmanuel,

    Sorry about that.

  11. Karen E Flenniken says:

    I purchased 2 at a Best Buy in Las Vegas but live in Bullhead City AZ. We have no shopping here therefore go to Vegas once a month to shop, is this a problem?

    ADMIN – Hi Karen,

    I don’t think so.

  12. Peter Sittig says:

    They did not work. I purchased 2 monster gold..

    ADMIN – Hi Peter,

    The cables did work. They simply did not offer all the bells and whistles listed on the packaging.

  13. Michelle freant says:

    I purchase mine at the St.peters. Best Buy – they did work on my tv

    ADMIN – Hi Michelle,

    The cables did work but according to the settlement did not offer any advantage over other cheaper cables.

  14. Lillian Moran says:

    I purchaser on Best Buy and not sure my account was jocked

    ADMIN – Hi Lilian,

    This has nothing to do with any type of account compromise. These are cables that had issues related to the promises made in the packaging.

  15. Lillian Moran says:

    This is the first time

  16. PATRICIA ROBERTS says:

    put these Monster HDMI cables on three (3) TV sets in my home. Purchased them over a year ago. Did not operate like the packaging claimed.

  17. Gregory French says:

    I purchased 3 of the for my home. Hope I get my money back at least some of it..

    ADMIN – Hi Gregory,

    We hope so too.

  18. DevRon Hudson says:

    I purchased 1 monster black platinum cable

    ADMIN – Hi Dev,

    That makes you a class member.

  19. Jim says:

    I bought cables for 3 of our televisions at BB.. They were terrible and I got mad and eventually threw them out. AM I out of luck?

    ADMIN – Hi Jim,

    I believe you can file without a receipt.

  20. Dawn A. Huling says:

    I purchased 1 moster black cable…

    ADMIN – Hi Dawn,

    File your claim.

  21. Joy Hufford says:

    I bought 4 Monster Platinum HDMI cables. 1 for each tv in my home.

    ADMIN – Hi Joy,

    It sounds like you are a class member.

  22. John gagne says:

    Monster cables did not work for my installation of new tv

    ADMIN – Hi John,

    This settlement does not accuse the manufacturer of making a product that does not work. If your cables did not work consider returning the product to the retailer.

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