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Britax Frontier and Pioneer Booster Seat Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Britax Child Safety, Inc. is settling a class action concerning two of its child car seats, The Britax Frontier ClickTight Harness-2-Booster Seat and the Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat. The complaint alleged that the seats were defective and that “the structure surrounding the harness and the top tether are capable of detaching from the seat due to a failure in the hardware component that connects the harness to the steel frame.”

Docket Number:

2:20-cv-07373-MCS

Company: Britax Child Safety, Inc.

Filing Deadline: August 10, 2022

Class Period: August 14, 2016 to August 14, 2020

Objection Deadline: August 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: August 29, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you are a member of the Settlement Class and you registered your class child seat with Britax, or if Britax otherwise has your contact information, you are a Known Class Member and do not need to submit a claim form. If you are an Unknown Class Member, you must submit a claim form and either (a) a receipt or other document showing your purchase of a class child seat showing the date of purchase, or (2) identification of the serial number for your class child seat and the manufacturing date (which must be between August 14, 2016 and September 30, 2019). For directions on how to locate this information, see the Notice at https://www.britaxboosterseatsettlement.com/Docs/Britax_LongFormNotice.pdf.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person who, when they were residents of California, bought for personal or household use a new Frontier ClickTight Harness-2-Booster Seat or Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat, at any time between August 14, 2016 and August 14, 2020, where the seat has a manufacturing date between August 14, 2016 and September 30, 2019.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefit: Cash payment of $40.

Also, Britax is directing members of the Settlement Class to a Consumer Reports article about product reviews and testing of the class car seats by Consumer Reports. See the article at https://www.consumerreports.org/toddler- booster-seats/child-car-seats-from-britax-cosco-graco-harmony-break-in-consumer-reports-tests and Britax’s response to the article at https://us.britax.com/press/archive/october-16-2018- official-statement-2018-consumer-reports-harness-2-booster-test-ratings.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$3,000

Law Firms:
Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Levin Papatonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty and Proctor PA
Nelson & Fraenkel LLP

Claim Form: Britax Frontier and Pioneer Car Seats Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Margaret Stevens v. Britax Child Safety, Inc.

Settlement Website: Britax Frontier and Pioneer Car Seats Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Britax Boster Seat Settlement
Settlement Administrator
CPT GROUP, Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
BritaxBoosterSeatSettlement@cptgroup.com
888-412-2198

Tags: Child Car Seat, Defective Product