Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
La Carreta, Inc., a restaurant in Summerville, South Carolina, is putting up $712,000 to begin with to settle a class action about with a raft of illnesses connected to it in late 2018. The complaint alleged that about 290 people became ill after eating at the restaurant in November and December 2018.Docket Number:
Company: La Carreta, Inc.
Filing Deadline: June 1, 2021
Class Period: November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
Objection Deadline: June 1, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: June 1, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: July 1, 2021Proof of Purchase:
Supporting documentation is requested, although the claim form notes that it may include an affidavit confirming gastrointestinal illness. However, you do not qualify for the maximum award unless you have proof that you received medical care.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a resident of South Carolina who ate food at La Carreta in November or December of 2018 and experienced gastrointestinal illness or other injuries resulting from the food you consumed there.Typical Settlement Amount:
(1) If you can provide documentary evidence that you received medical treatment related to your eating at La Carreta, you may receive the greater of (a) three times the amount of the related medical bill submitted or (b) $5,000. (2) If you do not have proof of medical treatment related to your eating at La Carreta, you may receive the lesser of (a) your pro rata share of the net settlement amount or (b) $1,000.
Total Settlement Amount: $712,000 to begin with; $1,000,000 maximum.Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Pierce, Sloan, Wilson, Kennedy & Early, LLC
Ron Simon & Associates
Wigger Law Firm
Case Name: Kelly Forrester, Sonya Bolen, and Stephanie Watson, Individually and as Class Representatives v. La Carreta, Inc.
Settlement Website: La Carreta Restaurant Illness After Eating Settlement Website
Suzanne Klok Esq.
P.O. Box 2512
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465