Scotts EZ Seed “50% Thicker” Claim CA and NY 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:

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Inc. and the Scotts Company, LLC are settling a class action alleging that it made false claims for its Scotts Turf Builder EZ Seed product. Specifically, the complaint said that it seed does not grow grass “50% thicker with half the water.”

Docket Number:

7:12-cv-4727 (VB) (PED)

Company: Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Inc.

Filing Deadline: December 4, 2018

Class Period: January 1, 2009 to September 30, 2014

Objection Deadline: October 19, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: October 19, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: December 19, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

No, but without proof of purchase, you may make a claim for no more three packages. With proof of purchase, you may make a claim for up to six packages.


You may be eligible if you bought any variety of Scotts EZ Seed bearing the “50% thicker” claim, in California or New York, between January 1, 2009 and September 30, 2014. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Without proof of purchase: $15 per package, up to three packages. With proof of purchase not showing price: $15 per package, up to six packages. With proof of purchase showing price: actual price, up to six packages.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Bursor & Fisher
Faruqi & Faruqi LLP

Claim Form: Scotts EZ Seed 50% Thicker Claim Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In re Scotts EZ Seed Litigation

Settlement Website: Scotts EZ Seed 50% Thicker Claim Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Scotts EZ Seed Litigation
c/o Heffler Claims Group, Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 8748
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8748

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Misrepresentations or False Statements