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Vibram (FiveFingers) »

Defendant: Vibram

Consumers who purchased certain Vibram shoes from March 21, 2008 and May 27, 2014 may be eligible for up to $94 cash per pair purchased.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the health benefits of certain shoes.    Claim Deadline is Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Suave (Keratin Infusion Smoothing Kit) »

Defendant: Suave

Consumers who purchased the Smoothing Kit before February 17, 2014 may be eligible for up to $10 cash.  Consumers who were injured may be eligible for reimbursement from the Injury Fund.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the safety of the product.    Claim Deadline is Thursday, 25 September 2014.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company (Life Insurance) »

Defendant: Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company

Consumers who purchased an Indexed Universal Life Insurance Policy (“IUL Policy”) issued by Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company or OM Financial Life Insurance Company between January 1, 2007 and March 31, 2014 may be eligible for either Interest Enhancement or cash refund.   Consumers with an active IUL policy as… Claim Deadline is Thursday, 02 October 2014.

Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC (TCPA) »

Defendant: Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC

US residents who received fax advertisements between January 3, 2007 and January 3, 2011 from Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC may be eligible for up to $500 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.    Claim Deadline is Thursday, 02 October 2014.

Capital One (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Capital One

California, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, or New Hampshire residents who received one or more telephone calls from Capital One between July 13, 2006 and March 31, 2012 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $3 million… Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 07 October 2014.

Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC

California residents who received one or more telephone calls from Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC between March 14, 2012 and March 27, 2013 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $6 million settlement.Bass Pro Outdoor… Claim Deadline is Friday, 24 October 2014.

Big 5 Sporting Goods (Zip Code) »

Defendant: Big 5 Sporting Goods

Alleges that customers were asked for a ZIP code in violation of their privacy rights between February 14, 2007 and February 23, 2011 at Big 5 stores in California.  Class members may be eligible to receive either a $10 or $25 voucher for use at a California Big 5 retail… Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

Apple (e-books) »

Defendant: Apple

The lawsuit alleges that five US publishers and Apple conspired to fix prices of e-books.  Consumers may be eligible for partial refunds if they purchased e-books between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 that were published by the following companies: • Hachette Book Group, Inc. (“Hachette”); • HarperCollins Publishers… Claim Deadline is Friday, 31 October 2014.

Nelnet Business Solutions (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Nelnet Business Solutions

California residents who received one or more telephone calls from Nelnet Servicing, LLC between December 18, 2011 and August 4, 2014 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $1 million settlement.    Claim Deadline is Monday, 03 November 2014.

HSBC (TCPA) »

Defendant: HSBC

Consumers who received automatic, non-emergency telephone call on their cell or landline phone from HSBC or entities working on behalf of HSBC between May 31, 2008 and May 1, 2012 may be eligible for up to $40 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of violations of the Telephone… Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 04 November 2014.

Motorola (CLIQ XT) »

Defendant: Motorola

Consumers who bought a Motorola CLIQ XT mobile phone before February 2, 2011 may be eligible for up to $25 redemption code for use at Motorola Online Store.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of representing to consumers that the operating system of the CLIQ XT would be upgraded,… Claim Deadline is Monday, 10 November 2014.

Sylvania (Automotive Lighting) »

Defendant: Sylvania

Consumers who purchased certain Sylvania Automotive Lighting between September 22, 2005 and July 11, 2014 may be eligible for up to $10 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the brightness, road visibility, and life of the bulbs.    Claim Deadline is Friday, 14 November 2014.

Perrigo (Glucosamine) »

Defendant: Walgreen; Wal-Mart; Supervalu; and Perrigo Company of South Carolina

Consumers who purchased certain joint health dietary supplements containing glucosamine that were manufactured or sold by Walgreen, Wal-Mart, Supervalu, and Perrigo Company of South Carolina may be eligible for up to $12 per bottle, with maximum of 8 bottles.  The companies reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising that… Claim Deadline is Monday, 24 November 2014.

Capital One (TCPA) »

Defendant: Capital One

Consumers who received automatic non-emergency credit card default servicing call on their cell phones from Capital Management Systems, LP, Leading Edge Recovery Solutions, LLC, or AllianceOne Receivables Management Inc., on behalf of Capital One between January 18, 2008 and June 30, 2014 may be eligible for up to $40 cash. … Claim Deadline is Wednesday, 26 November 2014.

Truvia (Natural Sweetener) »

Defendant: Cargill Inc.

Consumers who bought any Truvia products between July 1, 2008 and July 24, 2014 may be eligible for up to $45 cash or $90 voucher.   The companies reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the product as “natural” even though they contained that were “highly processed” or derived from… Claim Deadline is Friday, 05 December 2014.

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Vibram (FiveFingers) »

Defendant: Vibram
Source: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304655304579547781850080084

Consumers who purchased certain Vibram shoes from March 21, 2008 and May 27, 2014 may be eligible for up to $94 cash per pair purchased.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the health benefits of certain shoes.

Claim Deadline is Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Tags/Keywords

false advertising

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Suave (Keratin Infusion Smoothing Kit) »

Defendant: Suave

Consumers who purchased the Smoothing Kit before February 17, 2014 may be eligible for up to $10 cash.  Consumers who were injured may be eligible for reimbursement from the Injury Fund.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the safety of the product.

Claim Deadline is Thursday, 25 September 2014.

Tags/Keywords

product safety, product defect

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Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company (Life Insurance) »

Defendant: Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company

Consumers who purchased an Indexed Universal Life Insurance Policy (“IUL Policy”) issued by Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company or OM Financial Life Insurance Company between January 1, 2007 and March 31, 2014 may be eligible for either Interest Enhancement or cash refund.   Consumers with an active IUL policy as of March 31, 2014 may be eligible to receive Interest Enhancement.   Consumers with an inactive IUL Policy as of March 31, 2014 may be eligible for up to 60% of the surrender charge that was paid when the IUL Policy was surrendered or lapsed.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of misrepresenting the IUL Policy as investments and failing to adequately describe the costs, benefits and terms of the IUL policies.

Claim Deadline is Thursday, 02 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

investments, financial services, false advertising

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Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC (TCPA) »

Defendant: Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC

US residents who received fax advertisements between January 3, 2007 and January 3, 2011 from Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC may be eligible for up to $500 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Claim Deadline is Thursday, 02 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

telecom

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Capital One (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Capital One

California, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, or New Hampshire residents who received one or more telephone calls from Capital One between July 13, 2006 and March 31, 2012 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $3 million settlement.

Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 07 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

privacy, telecom

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Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC

California residents who received one or more telephone calls from Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC between March 14, 2012 and March 27, 2013 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $6 million settlement.Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC (Telephone Recording)

Claim Deadline is Friday, 24 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

privacy, telecom

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Big 5 Sporting Goods (Zip Code) »

Defendant: Big 5 Sporting Goods

Alleges that customers were asked for a ZIP code in violation of their privacy rights between February 14, 2007 and February 23, 2011 at Big 5 stores in California.  Class members may be eligible to receive either a $10 or $25 voucher for use at a California Big 5 retail store.Big 5 Sporting Goods (Zip Code)

Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

privacy

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Apple (e-books) »

Defendant: Apple

The lawsuit alleges that five US publishers and Apple conspired to fix prices of e-books.  Consumers may be eligible for partial refunds if they purchased e-books between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 that were published by the following companies:

• Hachette Book Group, Inc. (“Hachette”);
• HarperCollins Publishers LLC (“HarperCollins”);
• Simon & Schuster, Inc. and Simon & Schuster Digital Sales, Inc. (“Simon & Schuster”);
• Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC, known as Macmillan (“Macmillan”); and
• Penguin Group (USA) Inc. (“Penguin”).

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Sony, and Google are providing notice and providing account credits voluntarily. None of these retailers have been sued in this case.

Consumers who purchased e-book through Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Nobles or Kobo will either automatically receive a credit to their accounts or choose to receive a check.  The deadline to file an online check request is Oct. 31, 2014.  Consumers who already filed a claim and received a check in the prior settlement do not need to file a claim form in the Apple Settlement.

Consumers who purchased e-book through Sony will receive a check automatically.

Consumers who purchased e-book through Google must file a claim by Oct. 31, 2014.  Consumers who already filed a claim and received a check in the prior settlement do not need to file a claim form in the Apple Settlement.

The amount of the settlement depends on the outcome of Apple's appeal to the court.

Claim Deadline is Friday, 31 October 2014.

Tags/Keywords

overcharges

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Nelnet Business Solutions (Telephone Recording) »

Defendant: Nelnet Business Solutions

California residents who received one or more telephone calls from Nelnet Servicing, LLC between December 18, 2011 and August 4, 2014 and was not informed that the call may be monitored or recorded may be eligible for a pro rata share of the $1 million settlement.

Claim Deadline is Monday, 03 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

privacy, telecom

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HSBC (TCPA) »

Defendant: HSBC

Consumers who received automatic, non-emergency telephone call on their cell or landline phone from HSBC or entities working on behalf of HSBC between May 31, 2008 and May 1, 2012 may be eligible for up to $40 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Claim Deadline is Tuesday, 04 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

privacy, telecom

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Motorola (CLIQ XT) »

Defendant: Motorola

Consumers who bought a Motorola CLIQ XT mobile phone before February 2, 2011 may be eligible for up to $25 redemption code for use at Motorola Online Store.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of representing to consumers that the operating system of the CLIQ XT would be upgraded, but failed to do so.

Claim Deadline is Monday, 10 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

false advertising

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Sylvania (Automotive Lighting) »

Defendant: Sylvania

Consumers who purchased certain Sylvania Automotive Lighting between September 22, 2005 and July 11, 2014 may be eligible for up to $10 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the brightness, road visibility, and life of the bulbs.

Claim Deadline is Friday, 14 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

false advertising

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Perrigo (Glucosamine) »

Defendant: Walgreen; Wal-Mart; Supervalu; and Perrigo Company of South Carolina

Consumers who purchased certain joint health dietary supplements containing glucosamine that were manufactured or sold by Walgreen, Wal-Mart, Supervalu, and Perrigo Company of South Carolina may be eligible for up to $12 per bottle, with maximum of 8 bottles.  The companies reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising that the product “rebuild cartilage,” “lubricate joints,” and “improve joint comfort” when they do not provide these benefits.

Claim Deadline is Monday, 24 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

false advertising

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Capital One (TCPA) »

Defendant: Capital One

Consumers who received automatic non-emergency credit card default servicing call on their cell phones from Capital Management Systems, LP, Leading Edge Recovery Solutions, LLC, or AllianceOne Receivables Management Inc., on behalf of Capital One between January 18, 2008 and June 30, 2014 may be eligible for up to $40 cash.  The company reached a settlement over allegations of violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Claim Deadline is Wednesday, 26 November 2014.

Tags/Keywords

telecom

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Truvia (Natural Sweetener) »

Defendant: Cargill Inc.

Consumers who bought any Truvia products between July 1, 2008 and July 24, 2014 may be eligible for up to $45 cash or $90 voucher.   The companies reached a settlement over allegations of falsely advertising the product as “natural” even though they contained that were “highly processed” or derived from genetically modified organisms.

Claim Deadline is Friday, 05 December 2014.

Tags/Keywords

false advertising

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