Rainbow Light Vitamin 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:

Rainbow Light vitamins, multivitamins, and supplements are advertised on their website as being free of heavy metals. This settlement resolves a class action alleging that this is not true, and that the vitamins may contain small amounts of naturally-occurring heavy metals, including lead, mercury, cadmium, and arsenic. The defendants in this case include Nutranext, LLC; Nutranext Business, LLC; Nutranext eHealth, LLC; Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, LLC; Renew Life Holdings Corporation; Renew Life Formulas LLC; Everest NeoCell LLC; Nutranext Direct, LLC; and Nature’s Products, Inc.

Docket Number:

20L0190

Company: Nutranext LLC

Filing Deadline: July 29, 2020

Class Period: December 1, 2015 to April 16, 2020

Objection Deadline: June 29, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: June 29, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: July 29, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You can make a claim without proof of purchase, although with proof of purchase you may qualify for a larger payment.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are
- an individual in the US, except for California, who bought any Rainbow Light Prenatal or Postnatal Vitamins between December 1, 2015 and April 16, 2020, or
- an individual in the US who bought any Rainbow Light Non-Prenatal Vitamins or Non-Postnatal Vitamins (that is, all other Rainbow Light vitamins, multivitamins, and supplements not specifically labeled as suitable for prenatal or postnatal or lactating mothers), between December 1, 2015 and April 16, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Without proof of purchase: $4 per bottle for pre- or post-natal products; $1 for other products; with a cap of $9.50 per household. With proof of purchase: $7 per bottle of pre- or post-natal products; $2 for other products; with a cap of $18 per household. If claims exceed the amount of the net settlement fund, individual benefits may be less.

Total Settlement Amount: $6,750,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$3,000

Law Firm:
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP

Claim Form: Rainbow Light Vitamin Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Erin Smid et al. v. Renew Life Holdings Corporation et al.

Settlement Website: Rainbow Light Vitamin Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Rainbow Light Settlement
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 58264
Philadelphia, PA 19102-8264
833-930-2421

Tags: Contaminated with Harmful Substances, Deceptive Advertising, Heavy Metals