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Guinness Extra Stout Place of Origin Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

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:

15-cv-14139-MLW

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, 2021

Proof 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: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firm:
Forrest LaMothe Mazow McCullough Yasi & Yasi PC

Claim Form: Guinness Extra Stout Place of Origin Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kieran O’Hara v. Diageo Beer Company USA & Diageo North America, Inc.

Settlement Website: Guinness Extra Stout Place of Origin Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

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
833-460-1724

Tags: Country of Origin, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels