Defective Products

Samsung HD TV Failures Potential Class Action

Samsung HD TV Failures Potential Class Action
Many customers have reported issues with faulty high definition televisions manufactured by Samsung. The problems seem to center mostly on internal hardware like capacitors. Some people have said that Samsung has been aware of the problems with the HD sets for an extended period of time yet continues to market them for sale. This is not the only consumer electronics problem where Samsung has faced consumer backlash. The company was forced to pay large settlements in the past with consumers over similar charges. If you or anyone you know has experienced problems like these with a Samsung television, you may be part of a class action. Please contact us using the form on this page or call us at 817-455-6822. Laws are in place that regulate consumer products and protect the public from companies who knowingly sell products with design flaws. For more on how defective products affect people negatively, click here.

Background

Samsung produces a wide variety of consumer electronic lines under a number of affiliated brands and is the largest business conglomerate in Korea. The company has recently been reported as the leading cell phone company in the world by market share. Samsung faced a multi-billion dollar lawsuit from Apple, its largest cell phone parts client. Lawsuits such as this one have allegedly caused the company heavy money troubles. In the legal battle with Apple, it was reported that Samsung suffered a judgment forcing it to pay billions of dollars in restitution and fines.

The HD TV Hardware Flaw

Many people have reported having power and picture problems with several models of high definition televisions made by Samsung. Faulty capacitors have been named as one of the main culprits of the problems that people are experiencing. Some people have complained of dark or black bands that show up across the entire screen of their televisions, while others have reported that when they try to turn the units on the power will fail. Still others have reported that their televisions will turn on and off randomly. The power capacitor problem has reportedly plagued Samsung’s television products for many years and has been the source of class action lawsuits in the past.
Some people have claimed that when Samsung was contacted about the problem, the company refused to provide repairs or replacements due to the warranties being expired. Many people have also asked Samsung to fix the problems outside of their recently expired warranties but the company has refused.

Protect Your Family

If you or anyone in your family has purchased a Samsung high definition television in the last three model years, you may have a claim. An investigation into this matter is ongoing. For more information on how class action lawsuits help average people, click here. Please contact us using the form on this page or call us at 817-455-6822.

 

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