Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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 class action was brought by the People of the State of California against Nutranext, LLC, Nutranext Business, LLC, Nutranext eHealth, LLC, Rainbow Light, LLC, and Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, LLC, pertaining to advertising claims for Rainbow Light Prenatal Vitamins. The allegations included that the companies engaged in unfair competition and false advertising by making untrue or misleading statements about the presence or amounts of heavy metals in the vitamins. A judgment has been handed down in the case requiring the companies to pay $130,000 in civil fines and $1.5 million for restitution to those who bought the vitamins.
Note that no one argued that the vitamins contained heavy metals in excess of state or federal requirements or that the vitamins were not safe.Docket Number:
Company: Nutranext LLC
Filing Deadline: August 3, 2020
Class Period: July 28, 2015 to October 3, 2019Proof of Purchase:
No. The claim form asks only for the name of the product purchased, the name of the store where the product was purchased, and the location of the store.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you bought Rainbow Light prenatal or postnatal vitamins in California between July 28, 2015 and October 3, 2019.Typical Settlement Amount:
The amount of your refund will depend on how much you paid for the vitamins and the total number of people who file valid claims. The amount will not be more than you paid for the vitamins.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Case Name: People v. Rainbow Light, LLC, et al.
Settlement Website: Rainbow Light Prenatal Vitamins Judgment Website
People v. Rainbow Light LLC, et al.
Settlement Administrator – Analytics Consulting
P.O. Box 2005
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2005