May Class-Action Settlements Involve Apple, Allstate, Nautilus and Old Navy
Consumers have the opportunity in May to claim compensation in several class-action settlements.
Brands such as Apple, Allstate, Nautilus, Old Navy and more have agreed to settlements benefiting consumers throughout the U.S.
The May deadlines for filing claims in these settlements are fast approaching, so read on to find out if you qualify.
Nautilus, Bowflex, Schwinn Treadmills False Ad $7M Class-Action Settlement
Nautilus will pay $7 million as part of a settlement resolving class-action claims it inflated the horsepower ratings of Bowflex treadmills.
The settlement benefits anyone who purchased certain Bowflex, Nautilus or Schwinn treadmills between July 7, 2016, and Nov. 16, 2021.
In a 2020 class-action lawsuit against Nautilus, one purchaser claimed the company inflated the horsepower ratings of its treadmills in order to raise prices and deceive consumers.
Claims forms must be submitted by May 2, 2022.
Old Navy Misleading Sale Prices Class-Action Settlement
Old Navy has agreed to a settlement resolving allegations it used misleading sale advertisements.
The settlement benefits consumers who made in-store or online purchases from Old Navy or Old Navy outlet stores between Nov. 12, 2015, and Dec. 2, 2021. The Class includes all states except Missouri.
No proof of purchase is needed to file a claim.
Plaintiffs claimed Old Navy intentionally misrepresented its sales in order to mislead consumers, advertising some products as being “on sale” with a referenced “regular” price. However, the “sale” items were allegedly never sold at that false reference price.
Claim forms must be submitted no later than May 31, 2022.
Apple iCloud Third-Party Servers $14.8M Class-Action Settlement
Apple has agreed to a $14.8 million settlement to resolve claims it wrongfully stored iCloud subscribers’ data on third-party servers.
The settlement benefits those who paid for an iCloud subscription at any point between Sept. 16, 2015, and Jan. 31, 2016. Class Members must have had a U.S. mailing address associated with their account to be eligible.
Plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit contend Apple did not actually store customer data in 2015 and 2016, but instead distributed the data among third-party cloud servers.
Class Members have until May 23, 2022, to select a payment method. No claim form is required.
West Shore Home Pre-Recorded Calls $1.3M Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement
West Shore Home will pay over $1.3 million to resolve claims it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) with unsolicited pre-recorded phone calls.
The settlement benefits individuals whose phone numbers were obtained by West Shore Home as part of a Facebook ad campaign and who received one or more pre-recorded calls two or more times in a 12-month period between Nov. 15, 2016, and Feb. 15, 2022. Consumers’ numbers must have been registered with the National Do Not Call Registry for over 30 days before receiving these calls in order for them to be eligible.
The company allegedly collected customer phone numbers through an online advertising campaign and then, without consent, called customers and left pre-recorded messages advertising its $5,000 sweepstakes drawing.
The last day to file a claim is May 16, 2022.
Herff Jones Data Breach $4.35M Class-Action Settlement
Herff Jones will pay $4.35 million as part of a settlement to resolve claims it failed to protect its customers during a 2021 data breach.
The settlement benefits those whose payment card information was exposed during the data breach. Included consumers may have been notified of the breach by Herff Jones between May 12 and June 18, 2021.
According to a class-action lawsuit, graduates started to report fraudulent charges on their payment cards in May 2021.
The company also allegedly failed to take reasonable steps to protect customer information.
File your claim by May 12, 2022.
Molekule Air Purifiers False Ad $1.3M Class-Action Settlement
Consumers nationwide who purchased specific Molekule air purifiers may be eligible to collect a cash payment and coupon thanks to a recent settlement.
The Class is made up of consumers who purchased the Molekule Air, Molekule Air Pro, Molekule Air Mini, the Molekule Air Mini+, or the Molekule Air Pro Rx on or before Oct. 12, 2021, in the United States and who have not yet agreed to the arbitration provision in Molekule’s terms and conditions.
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit allege the company’s air purifiers were advertised as outperforming high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, eradicating indoor pollutants, providing allergy and asthma relief, destroying airborne pollutants, and passing independent testing. However, the plaintiffs argue, the claims were not true.
The claim deadline is May 31, 2022.
JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, BofA Out-Of-Network ATM Fees $66M Class-Action Settlement
JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America have agreed to settlements totaling more than $66 million to resolve claims they charge unfair out-of-network ATM fees.
The settlement benefits consumers who paid an unreimbursed ATM access fee directly to the defendants (JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, or Bank of America) or others (any bank that is a member of the Visa or MasterCard networks) for an out-of-network ATM transaction between Oct. 1, 2007, and Nov. 12, 2021.
According to a class-action lawsuit, consumers incurred unfair ATM surcharges when using out-of-network ATMs. The defendants allegedly worked together to raise the cost of these surcharges, resulting in artificially high costs for their customers.
Claim forms must be submitted no later than May 11, 2022.
Bactolac All Day Energy Greens Ingredients $1.7M Class-Action Settlement
Bactolac will pay more than $1.725 million as part of a settlement to resolve claims it distributed All Day Energy Greens products with undisclosed ingredients.
The settlement benefits consumers who purchased one or more recalled canisters of All Day Energy Greens or All Day Energy Greens Fruity in 2014 or 2015. A full list of the 99 recalled lots can be found on the settlement website.
According to the class-action lawsuit against Bactolac, the company manufactured 99 lots of All Day Energy Greens in 2014 and 2015 that contained undisclosed ingredients — specifically, active bacteria and other contaminants that could result in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and other problems.
The claim form deadline is May 20, 2022.
Apple App Developer Antitrust $100M Class-Action Settlement
Apple will pay $100 million and alter its App Store as part of a class-action settlement resolving claims it violated antitrust laws with its app development monopoly.
The settlement benefits iOS app developers whose applications or in-app purchases were sold on the Apple App Store between 2015 and 2021 and who earned less than $1 million for every year they had a developer account between 2015 and 2021.
App developers filed their class-action lawsuit in 2019, claiming Apple maintained an unlawful monopoly on distribution services. The company allegedly used pricing restrictions, a “supracompetitive” 30 percent commission fee, and other tactics to limit what developers can upload to the App Store.
As a result, Apple allegedly stifled fair competition, a violation of federal antitrust laws.
Allstate Insurance Telemarketing Calls Class-Action Settlement
U.S. consumers who answered an automated telephone call attempting to sell Allstate insurance products may be eligible for a payment thanks to a recent class-action settlement.
The Class is made up of all U.S. residents who received one or more calls from Allstate between Sep. 23, 2016, and Oct. 1, 2021, that began as an automated attempt to sell goods or services and were then transferred to an Allstate agent.
Plaintiffs allege they did not give Allstate prior consent to call them on their provided phone number and argue that many of those calls were made to individuals who had previously put their numbers on the Do Not Call Registry.
As a result, the class action alleges, Allstate violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).The last day Class Members may file a claim is May 20, 2022.