Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Hercules Corporation misrepresented the value of its reloadable cash cards to be used with laundry machines Hercules provides and services by setting prices in such a way that the cards would always have a remainder balance, then charging card holders a $5 processing fee to retrieve that balance. The complaint alleged that Hercules did not clearly and conspicuously disclose this fee.Docket Number:
Index No. 66810/2021
Company: Hercules Corporation
Filing Deadline: August 26, 2022
Class Period: January 1, 2017 to July 13, 2021
Objection Deadline: May 31, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: May 31, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: July 12, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you had and used a Hercules laundry card after January 1, 2017, stopped using it before July 13, 2021, and no longer have the card. The class is divided into two groups:
- Group A is all class members who (1) were charged processing and handling fees to recover unused amounts on a laundry card, or (2) who sent in their card for a recovery of unused amounts but had it returned to them because they had a balance of less than $5.
- Group B is all other class members.
Group A: $15 payment. Group B: $3 payment. Payment amounts may be less, depending on the number of valid claims received.
Total Settlement Amount: $2,362,500Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Bursor & Fisher
Claim Form: Hercules Laundry Cards Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: McCall, et al v. Hercules Corp.
Settlement Website: Hercules Laundry Cards Settlement Website
JND Legal Administration
Hercules Laundry Card Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91067
Seattle, WA 98111