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Buck Knives “Made in USA” Claims Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Buck Knives, Inc. is resolving a class action against it alleging that it falsely claimed its knife and sheath combinations were made in the USA. The complaint alleged the sheaths were actually made in Mexico.

Docket Number:

2:21-cv-01908-DSK-SK

Company: Buck Knives, Inc.

Filing Deadline: June 1, 2022

Class Period: March 1, 2018 to February 17, 2022

Objection Deadline: June 1, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 1, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: August 8, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You must submit either (a) a proof of purchase or (b) a photo of the knife-sheath combination that shows the stamp on the right side of the knife blade, along with your photo identification. The Settlement Administrator has the right to ask for verification of the purchase before issuing a payment.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are an individual who, between March 1, 2018 and February 17, 2022, bought a new Buck Knives knife-sheath combination that was labeled, “Made in USA,” but which had an imported sheath, and which had one of the following model numbers: 0102BKS, 0103BKS, 0105BKS, 0110BKSLT, 0110BKSLT1WM, 0110BKSNS1, 0110BRS, 0110BRSFG, 0110BRSWM2, 0112BKS5, 0112BRS, 0112BRSFG, 0113BRS, 0119BKS, 0119BKSWM1, 0120BKS, 0191BRG, 0192BRS, 0500RWS, 0501RWS, 0616BKS, 0656GRS, 0657GRG, 0658GRS, 0659GRS, 0660GRG, 0661GRS, 0684BKS, 0685BKG, 0685BKS, 0691BKG, 0692BKS, 0808BKX, 0808BRX2, 0891BKS, 0891BRS1, 0893BKS, and 0893BRS1.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment amounts will depend on the number and amounts claimed by all class members as well as other deductions and adjustments. The amount could be as much as $10 for each knife-sheath combination purchased. You may submit a claim for up to three knife-sheath models, with a maximum of six knife-sheath models per household. Only individuals, not corporations or other entities, are eligible to receive payments.

Total Settlement Amount: $200,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firm:
Law Offices of David R. Greifinger

Claim Form: Buck Knives “Made in USA” Claims Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Rodney Houriani v. Buck Knives, Inc.

Settlement Website: Buck Knives “Made in USA” Claims Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Buck Knives Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 26170
Santa Ana, CA 92799
888-251-1607

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Not Made In America, Place of origin