Kaz, SmartHeat, Dunlap, & SoftHeat Electric Heating Pads

Class Eligibility:

The settlement covers Kaz-manufactured heating pads purchased between October 13, 2006 and Janurary 7, 2013. The heating pads were sold under the Kaz, Softheat, SmartHeat, Dunlap, and 1-800-477-0457 brands.

Kaz heating model numbers

Estimated Amount: The settlement amount depends on the number of claimants.

  • If there are less than 145,000 claims, each claimant receives $20.
  • If there are more than 145,000 claims but less than 270,000 claims, each claimant receives $10.
  • If there are more than 270,000 claims, each claimant will receive a share of the $2,700,000 fund.
Proof of Purchase: NOT required
Claim Form: Heating Pad Claim Form
Case Name: Beverly Beck-Ellman, et al. v. Kaz USA, Inc.et al., Case No. 10-cv-02134
Case Summary:

Kaz, the makers of these heating pads, was sued for not providing a warning that it may cause burns to the user. Kaz denies the claims, but nonetheless settled the lawsuit.

Settlement Pool: Up to $2,700,000
Settlement Website: Electric Heating Pad Settlement
Claim Form Deadline: June 17, 2013
Claims Administrator: Kaz Settlement Administrator,
c/o KCC Class Action Services,
P.O. Box 43145,
Providence, RI 02940-3145
(888) 623 – 6173