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:
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, 2019Proof of Purchase:
Presumably company records are being used for verification.Eligibility:
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.
Up to $450; final amount will depend on how many valid claims are received.
Total Settlement Amount: $3,462,300Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
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
KCC Class Action Services, LLC
Medgebow v. Checkers Claims Administrator
c/o KCC Class Action Services LLC
P.O. Box 404000
Louisville, KY 40233-4000