The deadlines for a number of class action settlements are approaching in April. Many of the settlements are open to consumers in the United States, including those with Epic Games, Golden Entertainment, and Spartan Race. Read on to find out if you are eligible to make a claim.
Major class actions for April 2021
Fortnite, Rocket League $ 26.5M Epic Games Class Action Settlement
Fortnite and Rocket League players can get up to $ 50 in cash or 1,000 in-game credits thanks to a $ 26.5 million settlement with Epic Games.
In a class action lawsuit, Epic was accused of violating consumer protection laws and negligently misrepresenting the value of in-game items in Fortnite and Rocket League.
Anyone in the US who had a Fortnite or Rocket League account at any time between July 1, 2015 and February 25, 2021 that they had used on any device, in any mode, and the virtual currency in Play for In-Game – Game Benefits or individuals who have purchased virtual currency or other in-game benefits for use within the Games may make a claim.
Epic will deposit 1,000 V-Bucks, the virtual currency used in Fortnite, or 1,000 Rocket League credits into class members’ accounts.
However, certain consumers may also be eligible for up to $ 50 in cash, 13,500 virtual game credits, and a partial refund on real money purchases if the purchases were made by a minor without a guardian’s permission.
The deadline for filing a claim is April 26, 2021.
Six Flags $ 450K debit and credit card receipt data protection class action
Six Flags Entertainment, Great America, and other defendants are paying $ 450,000 in a settlement agreement that provides cash and coupons up to $ 40 to certain park visitors.
Nationwide class includes anyone who visited a Six Flags theme or water park in the United States, used a credit or debit card to shop at the park, and printed receipt between October 14, 2016 and September 28, 2017 have received .
Plaintiffs in four class actions alleged Great America LLC violated federal law by printing more than the first five digits of credit and debit card numbers on receipts or by not hiding the card’s expiration date on receipts.
The following parks are affected by this class action lawsuit (data included):
- Six flags over Georgia: October 14, 2016 through September 28, 2017
- Six flags over Texas: February 25, 2017 through September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor Arlington: May 6, 2017 to September 28, 2017
- White Water Atlanta: May 13, 2017 to September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: December 17, 2016 to September 28, 2017
- Six flags Magic Mountain & Hurricane Harbor Valencia: January 12, 2017 to September 28, 2017
- The Great Escape (and Hurricane Harbor) and Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark: May 13, 2017 to September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor Concord: June 12, 2017 through September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Fiesta Texas: November 19, 2016 through September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Great Adventure and Hurricane Harbor New Jersey: April 1, 2017 through September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Great America: April 16, 2017 through September 28, 2017
- Six Flags New England: April 8, 2017 to September 28, 2017
- Six Flags St. Louis: March 25, 2017 through September 28, 2017
- Six Flags America: April 1, 2017 to September 28, 2017
All U.S. season ticket holders or members who were season ticket holders or members during the lesson period and who visited at least one covered park during the lesson period and for whom the defendants have an email address or physical address will automatically receive a parking voucher worth $ 13 that can be used like cash.
Others who fail to meet this description may be eligible for a voucher of $ 13 or up to $ 27 per transaction if they can provide evidence.
Class members who automatically receive a voucher can apply for cash payment, but not for a second voucher.
Settlement of class action lawsuit for Subaru windshield replacement
Current and past owners or tenants of certain Subaru Outback and Legacy models for 2015 and 2016 can benefit from an agreement with the automaker on a condition that can allegedly make the windshield prone to cracking.
The class consists of all current and former owners and renters of a Subaru Outback or Legacy 2015 on the All Weather Package in the continental United States whose vehicles still have their original windshields or have paid out of pocket replacement costs for their original windshields that are in a specified condition which may make the glass more prone to cracking, but has not received a refund beforehand.
Current or previous owners and tenants of certain 2016 Subaru Outback or Legacy models with the All Weather Package in the continental United States whose vehicles still have their original windshields or have paid out-of-pocket replacement costs for their original windshields in a particular condition that does Can make glass more prone to cracking but has not previously received a refund is also part of the class.
2016 Legacy and Outback owners should use the last seven digits of their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to determine if they are eligible.
You are a member of the class if the chassis number is lower than:
- G3011247 on a 2016 legacy with EyeSight
- G3006359 on a 2016 Legacy without EyeSight
- G3222455 on a 2016 outback with EyeSight
- G3210476 on a 2016 Outback without EyeSight
According to a class action lawsuit, Subaru sold the vehicles without revealing they had a defect that resulted in the windshield being broken after a minor impact on the glass, such as a car window. A rockfall, for example, was more likely to develop cracks in or near the de-icing region.
Subaru extends the warranty on the original windshields of the class vehicles to eight years and unlimited miles. Each vehicle is limited to one free replacement of the original windshield.
Class members who paid to replace their original windshield based on the above condition may be eligible for reimbursement of this cost.
The complaint period for handling the Subaru windshield is April 23, 2021.
Golden Entertainment Phishing Attack Class Action
Customers, providers, and current and former employees of the gambling company Golden Entertainment could claim up to $ 200 in a class action lawsuit related to a phishing attack in 2019.
Eligible persons include all customers, providers, and current and former employees of Golden Entertainment (NV) Inc., to whom Golden notified via email that the destination would be between May 30, 2019 and October 6, 2019 A cyberattack These third parties sent phishing emails to Golden employees in hopes of gaining access to their computer systems and possibly causing unauthorized persons to gain access to personal information.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates casinos in Maryland and Nevada. The play equipment is located in bars, rest stops, and shops in Montana and Nevada.
An estimated 17,683 people may have compromised their information. This information included social security numbers, passport and driver’s license numbers, dates of birth, and other data.
To file a claim, members of the class must submit an application form and supporting documents such as bank or credit card statements with the appropriate fees circled and / or proper certification.
Class members can claim up to three hours of lost time dealing with the phishing attack at the rate of $ 15 per hour. You can also claim for expenses such as related bank charges and cellular data charges.
In addition, class members are entitled to one year of free credit monitoring.
Safeway, Vons $ 2.3M Fair Credit Reporting Act class action lawsuit
Current and former Safeway and Vons employees can benefit from a $ 2.3 million class action lawsuit.
Anyone who passed a background check, including the banner or trade name Pavilions, Vons Sherman Oaks, Safeway, Southern California, and / or Safeway Leasing, between June 6, 2017 and November 25, 2019 by Safeway Inc. or The Vons Companies Inc. between February 20, 2018 and November 25, 2019 is part of the class.
Class members will each receive an equal payment after court and other expenses have been paid.
A class action lawsuit accused the defendants of obtaining background checks for potential employees in violation of the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state laws.
The FCRA says employers who obtain credit reports on prospective employees must provide written notice as a standalone document. You must also inform the applicant that negative information on their credit report could prevent them from getting the job.
Employers who decide not to hire employees based on information in a credit report must notify the candidate of the decision and provide a copy of the credit report.
The deadline until Submit a claim in Safeway accounting is April 30, 2021.
Butter and Cheese National Milk Producers Federation’s $ 220 million class action lawsuit
Consumers who purchased butter or cheese from a National Milk Producers Federation Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) program member may be eligible for compensation.
Even those unable to provide proof of purchase can potentially collect $ 5.
The $ 220 million settlement resolves allegations that the defendants attempted to limit raw milk production in order to reduce the number of dairy farmers in the market and to generate price increases.
Consumers who can benefit from this regulation are divided into a butter subclass and a cheese subclass.
The Butter subclass includes any person or entity in the United States who purchased butter directly from a CWT member or its affiliates between December 6, 2008 and July 31, 2013.
The Cheese subclass consists of any person or entity in the United States who purchased cheese directly from a CWT member or its affiliates between December 6, 2008 and July 31, 2013.
A List of all CWT members is available on the billing website.
Some of the products covered by the billing were also sold to individual consumers at CWT cooperative stores.
Application forms were sent to class members. Alternatively, an online form is available.
The deadline until submit a claim is April 23, 2021.
Spartan Race Insurance Fees Class Action
Spartan Race participants who have paid race insurance fees can benefit from a class action lawsuit.
Anyone in the US who, according to Spartan, paid a $ 14 Racer Insurance Fee or Insurance Fee in connection with a race organized and sponsored by Spartan between February 26, 2016 and December 31, 2020 has the right to submit a claim.
A class action lawsuit alleged that Spartan benefited from withholding most of the money from these fees, in violation of Florida’s Fraudulent and Unfair Commercial Practices Act and the Massachusetts Consumer Code.
Class members in the Spartan Race Insurance Agreement have options when it comes to their benefits.
Option one is a free four month membership to the Spartan + Membership Program, which typically costs $ 85 per year.
The second option is a $ 5 voucher that can be used on any unsold Spartan merchandise on the Spartan website. Each time the class member has paid a racing insurance fee, up to a maximum of four coupons.
Spartan is also changing the language in its marketing materials and other locations
Eligible class members should have received an email containing a password that is required to access the online application form.
No date is listed as the deadline for the application form, but objections and opt-out requests are due by April 7, 2021.
Connecticut Apartment Complex Mold $ 18.75M class action settlement
Northland Investment Corp. has agreed to pay $ 18.75 million to settle claims from former tenants of an apartment complex in New Haven, Connecticut, who claim they have been displaced by mold.
The class includes anyone who lived in the Church Street South apartment complex at any time between December 19, 2013 and December 19, 2016.
Eligible class members, of which there are estimated to be hundreds, can claim a maximum of $ 20,000.
The Church Street South complex consisted of 301 apartments and was intended to accommodate approximately 1,000 adults and low-income children.
Plaintiffs alleged Northland allowed conditions in the complex to deteriorate by not spending what was needed on repairs and maintenance, allegedly so that the complex would eventually become uninhabitable, so that the company could demolish it and build quality housing .
Settlement class members can expect to receive $ 5,000 plus $ 3,000 for each year they were on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rental lists as of December 2013, rounded to the next full year.
Claims must be submitted by April 15, 2021.
Hanna Andersson, Salesforce Data Breach Settlement for $ 400,000 Class Action Lawsuit
Hanna Andersson and Salesforce reached a $ 400,000 settlement over a 2019 data breach that allegedly compromised more than 200,000 personal data of Hanna Andersson customers.
Any US resident who made purchases on the Hanna website between September 16, 2019 and November 11, 2019 is eligible.
A class action lawsuit alleged that Salesforce and Hanna Andersson failed to protect consumer information during the September and November 2019 data breach.
Hackers allegedly gained access to information such as the customer’s payment card and billing address information.
Each class member is entitled to a reward of up to $ 500 regardless of whether their payment card contains unauthorized charges.
The average payout is expected to be $ 38.
Some class members could receive payments of up to $ 5,000 in cases of fraud or rampant identity theft.
Class members applying for a reimbursement premium must first seek out all available identity theft and credit monitoring insurance
Hanna Andersson also needs to implement stricter cybersecurity protocols.
Westdale Brentmoor clearance fees $ 1.5M for class action lawsuits
Real estate management company Westdale Brentmoor is paying $ 1.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally charged its tenants with eviction fees.
Anyone who has lived in a North Carolina property owned or managed by Westdale Brentmoor LLC that operates as Brentmoor Apartments; Westdale Properties America I LP, also known as Westdale Properties America I Ltd .; and Westdale Asset Management LP, also known as Westdale Asset Management Ltd., has the right to make a claim.
The class action alleged that defendants illegally charged complaint filing, attorney and sheriff service fees when filing eviction or deportation suits.
In addition, the defendants allegedly wrote threats on the sixth of each month against all tenants who failed to pay full rent.
The comparison provides for two classes.
The collective letter class consists of individuals who, at any time between February 28, 2015 and June 25, 2018, resided in any of the properties in North Carolina owned or managed by the Defendants who received a letter in which they will be informed that they would either be charged eviction fees if a summary eviction lawsuit is filed or that they would owe eviction fees. “
The Eviction Fee Class is comprised of individuals who at any time during the same period have lived in a North Carolina property held or managed by the Defendants and for whom the Eviction Fee has been collected and paid. Members of the clearance fee class are also part of the collective letter class.
Collection Letter Class members must complete an application form and are eligible for up to $ 50 upon confirmation that they have received a Collection Letter as detailed above. They can also get up to $ 150 if they can certify they received a collection letter and include the month and year the letter was received.
Eviction Fee Members are not required to submit an application form. You are entitled to approximately $ 485 for each eviction fee payment.
If an eviction fee member wishes to receive the benefits of the Collection Letter class, they must make a claim.
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