NO­TICE OF CLASS AC­TION SET­TLE­MENT

If you are a cur­rent or for­mer owner of a home or other struc­ture with Pella Pro­line® Case­ment Win­dows, man­u­fac­tured be­tween 1991 – 2009, you may qual­ify for ben­e­fits from a class ac­tion set­tle­ment

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SI DESEA RECIBIR ESTA NOTIFICACION EN ES­PAÑOL, LLÁMENOS O VISITE NUES­TRA PÁGINA WEB. A set­tle­ment has been reached with Pella Cor­po­ra­tion and Pella Win­dows and Doors, Inc. (“De­fen­dants”) about al­legedly de­fec­tive Pella Pro­line® brand alu­minum clad wood case­ment, awning, and/or tran­som win­dows man­u­fac­tured by Pella Cor­po­ra­tion be­tween 1991 and 2009 (“Pella Pro­line® Case­ment Win­dows”). The set­tle­ment cov­ers wa­ter in­tru­sion dam­age to qual­i­fy­ing win­dows and prop­erty. De­fen­dants deny all of the claims in the law­suit. The Court has not de­cided who is right.

Who Is In­cluded? You are in­cluded in the Set­tle­ment as a Set­tle­ment Class Mem­ber if you are a cur­rent or for­mer owner of a struc­ture in the United States con­tain­ing Pella Pro­line® brand alu­minum clad wood case­ment, awning, and/or tran­som win­dows (in­clud­ing 250 and 450 Se­ries) man­u­fac­tured by Pella Cor­po­ra­tion be­tween 1991 and 2009 (Pella Pro­line® Case­ment Win­dows).

What Does The Set­tle­ment Pro­vide? Pella will ded­i­cate $25.75 mil­lion for a Set­tle­ment Fund, of which $23.75 mil­lion will be used for Fund A and $2 mil­lion will be used for Fund B. Fund A will be used to pay set­tle­ment ad­min­is­tra­tion costs and make up to $25,000 ser­vice award pay­ments to each RI WKH &ODVV 5HSUHVHQWDWLYHV EHIRUH PDNLQJ SD\PHQWV WR 6HWWOHPHQW &ODVV 0HPEHUV ZKR ¿OH D YDOLG Claim Form for an El­i­gi­ble Dam­age. Pay­ments for El­i­gi­ble Dam­age will vary based on the win­dow’s date of sale, dam­age and re­pair costs, and if and when the dam­age oc­curred, among other things. Fund % ZLOO EH XVHG IRU ZDUUDQW\ DQG 3UR/LQH 6HUYLFH (QKDQFHPHQW 3URJUDP EHQH¿WV

How Do I Get A Pay­ment? You must com­plete and sub­mit a valid Claim Form by June 20, 2018. Claim Forms are avail­able at www.pellawin­dowset­tle­ment.com, by call­ing 1-866-6586764 or by writ­ing to Eubank v. Pella Set­tle­ment Ad­min­is­tra­tor, PO Box 404041, Louisville, KY 40233-4041.

<RXU 5LJKWV $QG 2SWLRQV If you do noth­ing, your rights will be af­fected but you will not get a 6HWWOHPHQW SD\PHQW RU EHQH¿WV ,I \RX GR QRW ZDQW WR EH OHJDOO\ ERXQG E\ WKH 6HWWOHPHQW \RX PXVW ex­clude your­self from it by June 20, 2018. Un­less you ex­clude your­self, you will not be able to sue De­fen­dants for any le­gal claim re­solved by this Set­tle­ment or re­leased by the Set­tle­ment $JUHHPHQW ,I \RX H[FOXGH \RXUVHOI \RX FDQQRW JHW D 6HWWOHPHQW SD\PHQW RU EHQH¿WV EXW \RX DUH free to pur­sue any le­gal claims that you may have against De­fen­dants in a dif­fer­ent law­suit. If you stay in the Set­tle­ment (that is, don’t ex­clude your­self), you may ob­ject to it by June 20, 2018. More in­for­ma­tion can be found in the De­tailed No­tice and Set­tle­ment Agree­ment, which are avail­able at www.pellawin­dowset­tle­ment.com.

7KH )LQDO $SSURYDO +HDULQJ The U.S. Dis­trict Court for the North­ern Dis­trict of Illi­nois, lo­cated at 219 South Dear­born Street, Court­room 1241, Chicago, Illi­nois 60604, will hold a hear­ing in this case (Eubank, et al. v. Pella Cor­po­ra­tion et al., Case No. 06-cv-4481) on Septem­ber 14, 2018. At this hear­ing, the Court will de­cide whether to ap­prove: the Set­tle­ment; all coun­sels’ re­quests for at­tor­neys’ fees, costs, and ex­penses of up to $9 mil­lion; and up to $25,000 each as a ser­vice award to the Class Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. You may ap­pear at the hear­ing, but you do not have to. You may also hire your own at­tor­ney, at your own ex­pense, to ap­pear or speak for you at the hear­ing.

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