The drum broker at the center of a new lawsuit accusing the company of selling broken drum instruments for millions of dollars has been paid a handsomely-deserved $1.6 million.
The settlement was announced Friday by a Chicago-based jury in a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York.
The jury awarded DrumBrokers $6.8 million in damages for a $6,872,741.45.
A separate class-title lawsuit, filed by other plaintiffs, alleged DrumBroker had defrauded them out of more than $1 million.
In its complaint, the plaintiffs alleged Drumbrokers had repeatedly misled them and their customers.
The drumbroker allegedly misled them that drum kits manufactured by DrumBroks were guaranteed to be of high quality.
The plaintiffs alleged that the drum kit they were sold was in fact, defective.
DrumBroking’s drum kits were sold as being “satisfactory” but actually not, according to the lawsuit.
In response to the settlement, DrumBrokes said it was disappointed with the verdict and that it “will vigorously defend itself.”