24 Hour Fitness Prepaid Membership Litigation Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

24 Hour Fitness is settling both class action and government lawsuits centering on the company’s prepaid fitness club memberships that allow customers to purchase memberships for one to three years. The class action complaints allege that the company told customers purchasing prepaid memberships that renewals would remain at the same prices for life, but then raised renewal prices. 

Docket Number:

4:16-cv-01668-JSW

Company: 24 Hour Fitness

Filing Deadline: February 26, 2018

Class Period: April 1, 2006

Objection Deadline: February 26, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: February 26, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: June 1, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

No, but you must have, or have had, a Prepaid Membership with the company.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a US resident who enrolled in or updated a 24 Hour Fitness Prepaid Membership on or after April 1, 2006 and were still enrolled in a Prepaid Membership as of April 1, 2015, as indicated in 24 Hour Fitness’s membership records.

You are not eligible if your membership was terminated but you did not receive a notice of an increased annual renewal amount.

Class members are entitled to benefits according to an extensive system of rules and conditions. For full benefits, including in later government settlements, file a claim form. Class members who do not file a claim form are also eligible for some benefits. See the Notice for details.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits vary depending on whether you’ve already renewed at a higher price, whether you let your membership lapse, whether you file a claim form, and a number of other factors. Most offer some form or degree of renewal price protection. See the Notice at https://prepaidmembershipsettlement.com/Portals/0/Document%20Files/5.%20Settlement%20Notice.pdf?ver=2017-12-26-142831-000 for details.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$3,000

Law Firms:
Chimicles & Tikellis
Edelson
Finkelstein Thompson LLP

Claim Form: 24 Hour Fitness Prepaid Memberships Litigation Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In re 24 Hour Fitness Prepaid Memberships Litigation

Settlement Website: 24 Hour Fitness Prepaid Memberships Litigation Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

24 Hour Fitness USA Inc.
Prepaid Memberships Settlement – 5753
c/o Rust Consulting
P.O. Box 2616
Faribault, MN 55021-9616
1-888-773-8392

Tags: Charging More Than Contract Specifies, Deceptive Business Practices