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Oasis Waipahu Rats in Units Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Companies related to the Oasis Townhomes at Waipahu, Hawaii are paying more than two and a half million dollars to settle a class action alleging they violated Hawaii law because the dwelling units they leased were not habitable, were infested with rats or other pests, and were not safe, sanitary, and healthy housing.

Docket Number:

17-1-0814-05 (GWBC)

Company: MSBG Oasis, LLC

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: May 17, 2013 to May 17, 2017

Objection Deadline: April 5, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: May 4, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

No proof or claim form is required. If you are a member of the class and you received a Notice at a valid mailing address, you do not need to verify your address. The settlement website warns, “This is a closed class Settlement for identified class members only.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you leased and lived in a housing unit at Oasis Waipahu in Waipahu, Hawaii, at any time between May 17, 2013 and May 17, 2017, and you experienced the substantial presence of rats or infestation with other pests in your unit, and you had not been made aware by Oasis of the presence of rats and other pests at the property.

The settlement website warns, “This is a closed class Settlement for Identified class members only.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Each class member’s share of the net settlement fund will depend on the length of your lease and the amount of rent you paid, in a formula determined by class counsel. The average payment is estimated to be around $5,000, but individual payments are expected to range from approximately $1,000 to $19,833.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,562,500

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$20,000

Law Firm:
Bickerton Law Group LLLP

Claim Form: Oasis Waipahu Settlement Address Verification Form

Case Name: Cannon, et al. v. MSBG Oasis, LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: Oasis Waipahu Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Cannon, et al. v. Oasis Oahu Settlement Administrator
C/O Rust Consulting – 7149
P.O. Box 44
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0044
866-403-0689

Tags: Landlord/Tenant Dispute, Real Estate