Ground Coffee Products Number of Cups 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:

A settlement of $20 million is resolving a class action against Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc., Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee USA Ltd., and Reily Foods Company. The complaint alleged that the companies deceptively packaged and labeled Great Value, Bonus Blend, Flavor Peak, Food Lion, Hannaford, Market Pantry, and Signature Select brands of ground coffee, misrepresenting the number of cups the packages could make.

Docket Number:

20PH-CV00569

Company: Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 18, 2020

Class Period: January 1, 2016 to July 29, 2020

Objection Deadline: November 2, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: November 2, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: November 16, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need proof purchase to submit a claim, but if you do have proof of purchase, you may make a larger claim.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you live in the US and bought any of the products at issue between January 1, 2016 and July 29, 2020. The products include all coffee products, whether sold in cans, bricks, jars, or other containers, except for soft bags, of Great Value, Bonus Blend, Flavor Peak, Food Lion, Hannaford, Market Pantry, and Signature Select brands.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Tier 1 (no proof of purchase): $1 per unit, up to a maximum of $5 per household. Tier 2 (with proof of purchase): $1 per unit, up to a maximum of $30 per household. Only one claim can be made per household, whether Tier 1 or Tier 2. Final amounts may be reduced, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $20,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $30,000 in total

Law Firms:
KamberLaw LLC
Law Office of L. DeWayne Layfield, PLLC
Steelman Gaunt & Horsefield

Claim Form: Ground Coffee Products Number of Cups Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Molly Becker, et al., v. Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc., Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee USA, Ltd., and Reily Foods Company

Settlement Website: Ground Coffee Products Number of Cups Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Becker v. Massimo, Mother Parkers and Reily Foods
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 34685
Philadelphia, PA 19101-4685
1-844-491-5742

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Misrepresentation of Production or Capacity