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Farm-Raised Salmon Indirect Purchaser Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

A number of salmon farmers are settling an antitrust class action, including Mowi ASA and related companies, Grieg Seafood ASA and related companies, Sjór AS, SalMar ASA, Lerøy Seafood AS and Lerøy Seafood USA, Inc., and Cermaq Group AS and related companies. The complaint alleged that these companies entered into a conspiracy to fix, raise, or maintain prices for farm-raised salmon, so that indirect purchasers of salmon and salmon products paid more than they otherwise would have.

Docket Number:

19-22128-CIV-SMITH/LOUIS

Company: Mowi ASA

Filing Deadline: February 17, 2023

Class Period: April 10, 2013 to November 17, 2022

Objection Deadline: January 26, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: January 13, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: February 24, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You should provide documentation of your purchases along with your claim.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if, between April 10, 2013 and November 17, 2022, you indirectly bought, for resale, from a person or entity other than the defendants in this case, farm-raised salmon or products derived from farm-raised salmon (such as salmon filets or smoked salmon) sold or distributed by the defendants, in any of the following states, districts, or territories:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, or Wisconsin.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, according to a Plan of Allocation, that will represent a percentage of the value of your purchases. Claims will not be paid if their value is less than the cost of transmitting the payment.

Total Settlement Amount: $33 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Unknown

Law Firms:
Lockridge Grindal Nauen
Zwerling Schachter and Zwerling LLP

Claim Form: Salmon Indirect Purchaser Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Wood Mountain Fish LLC, et al. v. Mowi ASA, et al.

Settlement Website: Salmon Indirect Purchaser Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Wood Mountain Fish v. Mowi ASA Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 301132
Los Angeles, CA 90030-1132
info@SalmonIndirectPurchaserSettlement.com
844-776-017

Tags: Antitrust, Collusion and Price Fixing, Requiring Consumer to Pay Higher Prices