Big O Tires California Tire Protection Plan 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:

Big O Tires, LLC has agreed to settle a class action brought on behalf of customers who bought a Tire Protection Package (TPP), Service Central Road Hazard, King Royal Tire Service, or equivalent service contracts for road hazard protection. The complaint alleges that Big O’s contracts did not meet a number of legal requirements and/or that the contracts charged customers for services to which they were already entitled. For a list of the allegations, see the Notice at http://www.tireprotectionclassaction.com/media/1320241/v3_bgf_compnotice_031918.pdf

Docket Number:

37-2013-00028542-CU-BT-CTL

Company: Big O Tires LLC

Filing Deadline: July 19, 2018

Class Period: January 2, 2009

Objection Deadline: July 19, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: July 19, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: August 24, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

You should have received a notice and claim ID number. If you have not received them but believe you may be a class member, contact the settlement administrator.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a citizen of California and bought a Tire Protection Package (TPP) from Big O Tires at any time after January 2, 2009. The class includes two subclasses. Subclass A includes class members who, during the same transaction in which they bought the TPP, also bought a tire installation package from Big O that included lifetime balancing. Subclass B includes class member who, during the same transaction in which they bought the TPP, did not also buy a tire installation package from Big O that included lifetime balancing.

The TPPs covered by this settlement include the Tire Protection Package, Service Central Road Hazard, King Royal Tire Service, or other equivalent vehicle service contracts for road hazard protection from Big O Tires. This settlement does not cover TPPs from other companies. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

(1) Subclass A: either $20.54 cash or $25.51 coupon towards a $50 Big O purchase. (2) Subclass B: $12.46 cash or $15.47 coupon towards a $30 Big O purchase. (3) Members of either class who bought a TPP on or after January 1, 2014 and who did not cancel or get a refund for their TPP: a one-year extension of TPP benefits and a free vehicle inspection.

Total Settlement Amount: Up to $1,000,000 in cash payments, plus the value of coupons

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500- $12,500

Law Firms:
Papaefthimiou APC
Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP
Teeple Hall LLP

Claim Form: Big O Tires California Tire Protection Plan Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Brian Jeffery Fratilla and Bob Franchino v. Big O Tires, LLC

Settlement Website: Big O Tires California Tire Protection Plan Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kurtzman Carson Consultants

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Fratilla v. Big O Tires
KCC, Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 404041
Louisville, KY 40233-4041
1-844-210-2592
info@TireProtectionClassAction.com

Tags: Deceptive Business Practices, Improper Contracts