Fred Meyer Alaska Battery 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:

This resolves a class action against Fred Meyer Stores, Inc. in Alaska alleging that the company violated the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act. The complaint alleged the company posted signs falsely claiming that state law required it to collect a “core fee” when it sold new lead acid batteries when customers did not bring the old battery in for recycling. 

Docket Number:

3AN-16-10640 CI

Company: Fred Meyer Stores Inc.

Filing Deadline: May 10, 2019

Class Period: December 13, 2014 to January 31, 2017

Objection Deadline: May 10, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: May 10, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: May 20, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

If you were identified through the store’s rewards program and received a notice, you do not need to submit a claim or provide proof. If you did not receive a notice but did buy a battery during the class period, you must submit a claim form and provide proof of purchase.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought a lead acid battery from a Fred Meyer store in Alaska between December 13, 2014 and January 31, 2017. Batteries include auto, marine, motorcycle, ATV, and garden batteries.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Expected to be twice the amount of the core fee paid. For auto and marine batteries, this means $30; for motorcycle or ATV batteries, $10; for garden batteries $16. Final amount depends on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $162,500

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

None

Law Firms:
Cook and Associates
Northern Justice Project LLC

Claim Form: Fred Meyer Alaska Battery Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Consumer Research and Protection Inc., v. Fred Meyer Stores, Inc.

Settlement Website: Fred Meyer Alaska Battery Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

CRPI v. Fred Meyer Stores
c/o KCC Class Action Services LLC
P.O. Box 404000
Louisville, KY 40233-4000
866-298-4190

info@AlaskaBatterySettlement.com

Tags: Deceptive Business Practices, Deceptive Misrepresentation