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IVF Connecticut Antitrust Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This $2.85 million settlement resolves a class action against four assisted reproductive technology (ART) companies: Women’s Health USA, Inc., In Vitro Services, LLC, Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, PC (CARS), and Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). The complaint alleged that the four conspired to fix or raise prices and allocate geographic markets for ART services, which restrained competition and resulted in artificially high prices, in violation of the Connecticut Antitrust Act.

Docket Number:

FST-CV-21-6054676-S

Company: Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, PC

Filing Deadline: January 4, 2023

Class Period: January 1, 2004 to July 19, 2022

Objection Deadline: November 16, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: November 16, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 5, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

The claim form does not ask for proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you bought or paid for, in whole or in part, assisted reproductive technology services from the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, PC (CARS) or Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), between January 1, 2004 and July 19, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro rata (proportional) share of the net settlement fund, based on the amount you paid for ART services as compared to total amounts in all other valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,850,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$10,000

Law Firms:
Aeton Law Partners, LLP
Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC

Claim Form: IVF Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kent et al. v. Women’s Health USA, Inc. et al.

Settlement Website: IVF Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator
PO Box 2956
Portland, OR 97208-2956
info@IVFSettlement.com
855-675-2845

Tags: Allocation of Customers Territories or the Like, Antitrust, Collusion and Price Fixing