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.
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:
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, 2020Proof 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.
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: $6,750,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
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
Heffler Claims Group
Rainbow Light Settlement
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 58264
Philadelphia, PA 19102-8264