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:
Diageo Beer Company USA and Diageo North America, Inc. are choosing to settle a class action alleging that the labeling and advertising of their Guinness Extra Stout beer gave the impression that it was made in and imported from Ireland. According to the complaint, it was actually made in and imported from Canada.Docket Number:
Company: Diageo North America, Inc.
Filing Deadline: October 26, 2021
Class Period: December 15, 2011 to September 3, 2015
Objection Deadline: September 20, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: September 20, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: October 7, 2021Proof of Purchase:
You do not need proof to make a claim, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do have proof.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you bought a six-pack or twelve-pack of Guinness Extra Stout beer in Massachusetts between December 15, 2011 and September 3, 2015.Typical Settlement Amount:
Benefit of 50 cents per six-pack (whether purchased alone or part of a twelve-pack). Without proof of purchase: Up to $10. With proof of purchase: Up to $20.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Forrest LaMothe Mazow McCullough Yasi & Yasi PC
Case Name: Kieran O’Hara v. Diageo Beer Company USA & Diageo North America, Inc.
Settlement Website: Guinness Extra Stout Place of Origin Settlement Website
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC
O’Hara, et al. v. Diageo Beer Company USA, et al.
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration
P.O. Box 225391
New York, NY 10150-5391