Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
CenturyLink is again found settling a class action, this time one in the state of Missouri that alleges that the company sold a “Pure Broadband” package that was supposed to be broadband service only but actually included a limited-use phone line.Docket Number:
Company: Centurylink Inc.
Filing Deadline: March 8, 2018
Class Period: December 3, 2007 to July 31, 2017
Objection Deadline: December 26, 2017
Exclusion Deadline: December 26, 2017
Final Approval Hearing: January 22, 2018Proof of Purchase:
No, but presumably claims will be checked against CenturyLink’s records.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if
- You are an individual who bought CenturyLink’s Pure Broadband package with no telephone services,
- Between December 3, 2007 and July 31, 2017,
- In the state of Missouri, and
- You were charged a Universal Service Fund Surcharge, a Missouri Universal Service Fund Surcharge, a 911 Surcharge, or a Missouri Relay Surcharge.
Varies, depending on the number of months you were a Pure Broadband customer. Awards are estimated to be about 83% of the federal and Missouri universal service charges billed to you. For example, if you were a Pure Broadband customer for thirty months, you are estimated to receive about $24.90. Exact amounts cannot be determined until the settlement receives final approval.
Total Settlement Amount: $7,500,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Humphrey, Farrington & McClain PC
Claim Form: Sanford v. CenturyTel of Missouri Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Sanford v. CenturyTel of Missouri, LLC, d/b/a/ CenturyLink,
Settlement Website: Sanford v. CenturyTel of Missouri Settlement Website
Rust Consulting, Inc.
Pure Broadband Settlement Administrator – 5867
c/o Rust Consulting
P.O. Box 2614
Faribault MN 55021-9614