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Who is a Class Member

There are two Settlement Classes in the DiSH Network AT120+ Subscriber Class Action Settlement:

FSN Class: “All present and former DISH Network L.L.C. (“DISH”) subscribers in the United States who: (1) paid DISH for a programming package for all or part of October, 2010 that included Fox Sports Net (“FSN”) programming and/or FX programming; and (2) did not receive a monetary credit equal to the value of such programming, which DISH failed to provide from October 1, 2010 to October 29, 2010.”

FX Class: “All present and former DISH subscribers in the United States who: (1) paid DISH for a programming package for all or part of October 2010 that included FX programming; and (2) did not receive a monetary credit equal to the value of such programming, which DISH failed to provide from October 1, 2010 to October 29, 2010.”

If you don’t qualify for this settlement, check out our database of other class action settlements you may be eligible for.


Settlement Amount

  • $2,700,000.00

Estimated Award

  • $3 Cash Payment or $5 DISH Network Credit

Claimants who are current DISH Network AT120+ Subscribers are entitled to receive either a $3 cash payment or a $5 account credit when they upgrade core programming, add a qualifying new premium package, or add or upgrade DISH Protect.

Claimants who are no longer DISH Network AT120+ Subscribers are entitled to receive either a $3 cash payment or a $5 credit towards re-signing with DISH,


Proof of Purchase

  • Claimants will need to provide the 8-digit ID number that appears on the top of the email or postcard notice they received.

Claim Form

  • class action lawsuits

DISH Network AT120+ Subscriber Settlement Notes

  • Mike Padberg, et al. v. DISH Network LLC
  • Case No. 2:11-cv-04035-NKL
  • Pending in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Central Division

In January 2015, plaintiff Mike Padberg brought this class action lawsuit against DISH Network claiming company breached it’s contract with its AT120+ subscribers.

Specifically, the DISH Network class action lawsuit alleges the satellite television provider failed to provide monetary credit or substitute programming as a result of the temporary interruption of certain FOX Network regional sports network programming (FSN and FX programming) in October 2010.

DISH denies the allegations and maintains its was not obligated to provide the FSN and FX programming, and that it provided substitute programming. However, the company agrees to settle the case for $2.7 million. In addition to monetary benefits, DISH will also revise the disclosures in its customer contract.

Complete details about the case and settlement are provided on the DISH Network AT120+ Subscriber settlement website.

The DISH Network AT120+ Subscriber class action settlement was granted preliminary approval on January 23, 2018. Class members who wish to object to or exclude themselves from the settlement must do so by April 23, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement must submit a claim form on or before April 23, 2018.


Important Dates

  • 4/23/18: Claim Form Deadline
  • 4/23/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
  • 5/24/18: Final Hearing at 11:00 am CT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).

*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check www.PadbergDishClassAction.com to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.


Contact Information

  • Mail: Padberg v. Dish Network Class Action, c/o Dahl Administration, P.O. Box 3614, Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614
  • Phone: 1-888-968-7008
  • Email: mail@PadbergDISHClassAction.com

Class Counsel


Settlement Website

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  1. Wow! $3! I may supersize my #1 meal tonight.

    In fairness, that’s probably about the amount that is due to the missing programming for 29 days. But as usual the only people getting anything out of this are the attorneys.

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