If you’ve had a refrigerator in the Fritz or a microwave that appears to have its own July 4th celebration, you may be eligible for part of those class actions.
KeVita Master Brew Kombucha: Pasteurizing demands
If you purchased KeVita Master Brew Kombucha before September 16, 2020, you could potentially get up to $ 60 out of a class action lawsuit.
The plaintiffs accused the beverage company of labeling the beverages as made without pasteurization.
While Kombucha is a fermented tea-based drink that usually contains live probiotics, KeVita Kombucha products have allegedly been pasteurized, which kills both harmful bacteria and helpful probiotics.
Although the probiotics failed to survive the pasteurization process, KeVita reportedly continued to ship the products in refrigerated trucks, warning consumers to keep the drink chilled.
KeVita and its parent company PepsiCo did not admit any wrongdoing, but agreed to the settlement to end the litigation.
The settlement agreement provides for $ 0.30 per product purchased prior to September 16, 2020. Class members can save up to $ 60 with proof of purchase, e.g. B. receipts. Class members without proof of purchase can claim between $ 3 and $ 9.
We have the list of flavors covered and the details you will need Submit your valid claim by January 14, 2021.
Sharp microwave drawer oven: Risk of fire
If you own a Sharp microwave oven that was installed in your home between January 1, 2009 and August 5, 2020, you may be eligible for a class action lawsuit for $ 250 cash or a $ 500 voucher.
Plaintiffs alleged that the microwaves were manufactured with a serious risk of fire and that Sharp did not warn consumers.
Consumers said they could see “arcs” made visible by sparks or lightning bolts in the microwave drawer oven when in use. Consumers also said they sometimes heard a buzzing noise or saw smoke.
Sharp admitted no wrongdoing, but agreed to resolve the claims by approving the settlement.
Entrants can choose to receive a replacement Sharp microwave drawer oven, a cash payment of $ 250, or a voucher of $ 500 for any other Sharp product. Applicants can also receive reimbursement for labor costs of up to $ 150 for microwave repairs or inspections and up to $ 200 for repairs to adjacent cabinets.
In addition, a warranty extension from one year to five years can be granted to cover arcing events.
You must Submit your valid claim by May 7, 2021.
LG refrigerator: cooling fault
You may be eligible for a class action lawsuit of $ 1.5 million if you purchased a specific model of LG refrigerator from an authorized dealer between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2017.
Plaintiffs said the refrigerators did not stay cool and spoiled their food.
LG has not admitted any wrongdoing, but has agreed to resolve the class action lawsuit.
Without proof of purchase, participants will be able to make cash payments up to USD 450. However, those with proof of purchase may receive $ 6,000 or more. Extended Warranties for Covered LG Fridges may also be available.
The list of circumstances and possible payment amounts is long and specific. Check the details and Submit your claim by January 11, 2021.
3M: Tooth crown defect
Dentists and dental offices in the United States who purchased and used 3M’s Lava Ultimate Restorative Material for a dental crown prior to June 15, 2020, may receive a portion of 32% for patients who have had their crown loosened prior to September 7, 2020 . $ 5 million received class action lawsuit.
3M has been accused of breaching the warranty on its Lava Ultimate Restorative dental crown bonding product, which is a ceramic material that is designed to dry and form a crown during dental procedures. Dentists said when patients came back for repairs or replacements that the dentists would supposedly have to make such corrections at their own expense.
Class members are eligible for either a full reimbursement of expenses related to the 3M Crown replacement or US $ 250 per replacement.
The original deadline for the application form was August 8, 2019 for Notes that were repaired on or before May 10, 2019. For bonds that were repaired between May 11, 2019 and September 7, 2020, there is now an additional deadline of December 8, 2020.
Eligible class members should file a lawsuit before the December 8, 2020 deadline.
Great Value & Market Pantry Coffee: Deceptive packaging
A number of food companies have agreed to a $ 20 million class action lawsuit against ground coffee alleging misleading packaging led consumers to believe they could brew more coffee than is actually feasible.
If you’ve purchased ground coffee under the names Great Value, Bonus Blend, Flavor Peak, Food Lion, Hannaford, Market Pantry and Signature Select in packaged cans, vacuum stones or jars between January 1, 2016 and July 29, 2020, you could it is his right to compensation. Coffee bought and sold in bags is not eligible.
The defendants included Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee USA, Ltd. and Reily Foods Company. Companies have been accused of mislabelling certain brands they make in relation to the number of cups of coffee the consumer can make after purchasing the products, and consumers said they were relying on the accuracy of their purchase decision of the labels. None of the companies admitted doing anything wrong.
Consumers can claim $ 1 per Qualifying Product purchased up to $ 5 with no proof of purchase or up to $ 30 with proof of purchase.
Must be valid claims submitted by November 18, 2020.
Everi: Debit Card Receipt Violation
Everi Holdings Inc. has agreed to a US $ 14 million class action lawsuit to resolve claims the company violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA).
The casino game maker, which also provides financial equipment and services for casinos, reportedly printed both the first and last four digits of debit card numbers on receipts in a field labeled “BIN”. According to federal law, only the last four digits of a credit or debit card number can appear on electronically printed receipts. No other digits, including the expiry date of the card, may legitimately appear on such receipts.
Plaintiffs allege that they and other consumers were at greater risk of identity theft as a result of receipts presented by Everi.
Everi did not admit any wrongdoing, but agreed to settle the lawsuit to resolve the claims made against her.
If Everi provided you with a four-digit credit or debit card receipt in a field labeled “BIN” between February 16, 2016 and December 31, 2019, you can receive payments between $ 40 and $ 60. These amounts are prorated but are dependent on the number of valid claims received and the net settlement fund after the deduction of fees, expenses and service premiums.
While some class members may have received a claim number and verification code in the mail or email, others may not have received such notification. We have information on how to do it Fill out an application form by February 1, 2021e.
Custom silicone bracelets: pricing
If you purchased custom silicone bracelets or custom pen buttons between June 1, 2014 and June 23, 2020, you may be eligible for a portion of a $ 3.5 million class action pot.
Manufacturers, including Netbrands, Gennex, Custom Wristbands, and Zaappaaz, allegedly conspired to price custom silicone bracelets and pen buttons, forcing customers to pay higher. Such a price fixing is illegal.
The class action lawsuit related to a federal investigation that reportedly resulted in convictions for Zaappaaz, Custom Wristbands and some of their executives. As a result, Zaappaaz reportedly paid nearly $ 2 million in fines and Custom Wristbands paid more than $ 400,000 in fines to the federal government for antitrust violations.
The lawsuit alleges consumers should also be compensated by the companies that allegedly set prices higher than they should have been.
Neither manufacturer has admitted any wrongdoing, but Custom Wristbands have agreed to pay $ 290,000. Gennex pays $ 140,000. Netbrands has agreed to pay $ 2.5 million. and Zaappaaz will pay $ 625,000.
The exact compensation payments will depend on how many products an applicant has purchased, how many applications have been submitted, and how much fees have been deducted.
The purchase dates that are covered vary by brand and are as follows:
- Netbrands: June 1, 2014 to February 19, 2020
- Gennex: June 1, 2014 to January 23, 2020
- Custom bracelets: June 1st, 2014 to February 6th, 2020
- Zaappaaz: June 1, 2014 to June 23, 2020
Check out the full details and the Application form by December 13, 2020.
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