Justice Stores False Discount 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:

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Justice violated state common law and consumer law with deceptive sales and marketing practices, because it claims that everything in its stores is on sale for 40% off the regular price, when in fact the “sale” price is the regular price.

Docket Number:


Company: Ascena Retail Group Inc.

Filing Deadline: April 4, 2016

Class Period: January 1, 2012 to February 28, 2015

Objection Deadline: April 15, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: April 20, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: May 20, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

More substantial awards for those who do present proof of purchase (sales receipts, etc.). With proof of purchase, claim form must be submitted by mail.


You may be eligible if you made an in-store, telephone, or Internet purchase of items from a Justice store in the US, between January 1, 2012 and February 28, 2015.

Ohio residents who purchased items from Justice stores in Ohio only between July 1, 2012 and August 31, 2014 are not included in this settlement because they were eligible to participate in an earlier settlement in the case Perez v. Tween Brands, Inc., No. 14-CV-001119. However, Ohio residents who were part of that settlement but who also made purchases at Justice between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2012, and/or between September 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are part of this Settlement Class and may submit a claim.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Option One, available to all class members: cash award or Justice store voucher. Option Two, available to those with proof of purchase, for those who made five or more purchases or a purchase of at least $105 may receive either a check for 14% of purchase amounts or a voucher for 20% of the purchase amounts. Residents of Alaska and Hawaii will receive a gift card instead of a voucher. Amounts for

Total Settlement Amount: $50.8 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Mansour Gavin LPA
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP

Claim Form: Justice Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Rougvie, et al. v. Ascena Retail Group, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Justice Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Systems, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator

Justice Stores Class Action Settlement

PO Box 3240

Portland, OR 97208-3240



Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Discount Offers, Deceptive Labels