Checkers Drive-In Text Message 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:

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is paying more than $3 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which requires that businesses get consent before sending telemarketing message to consumer cell phones. The complaint claimed that the company continued to send text messages to consumers even after they had properly opted-out and revoked their consent.

Docket Number:


Company: Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.

Filing Deadline: August 13, 2019

Class Period: January 28, 2018 to May 28, 2019

Objection Deadline: August 13, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: August 13, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: August 13, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records are being used for verification.


You may be eligible if you are 

  • A person in the US identified in the Settlement Class List
  • Who tried to unsubscribe from receiving text messages from Checkers’ short code 88001 by texting “stop,” “cancel,” “unsubscribe,” “end,” “quit,” “optout,” “opt out,” “remove,” “cancelar,” “arret,” or “arrette,” 
  • Between January 28, 2018 and May 28, 2019, and
  • Checkers still sent your cell phone text messages of advertising and promotions after that, even though you had not re-subscribed to receive such messages.
Typical Settlement Amount:

Up to $450; final amount will depend on how many valid claims are received.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,462,300

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Edwards Pottinger LLC
Eggnatz Lopatin & Pascucci

Claim Form: Checkers Drive-In Text Message Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Medgebow v. Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.

Settlement Website: Checkers Drive-In Text Message Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Medgebow v. Checkers Claims Administrator
c/o KCC Class Action Services LLC
P.O. Box 404000
Louisville, KY 40233-4000

Tags: Failure to stop calling faxing or texting when requested, TCPA, Unsolicited Text Messages