Seagram’s Ginger Ale Ginger Content 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:

How much real ginger does ginger ale contain? The Coca-Cola Company has agreed to settle a class action questioning its use of the phrase “Made with Real Ginger” on the labels of its Seagram’s ginger ale containers. The complaint alleged that the labeling misled customers about the form of ginger in the drink and its health properties. 

Docket Number:


Company: Coca-Cola Company

Filing Deadline: September 5, 2019

Class Period: April 1, 2013 to June 13, 2019

Objection Deadline: September 5, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: September 5, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: October 3, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You may make a claim for up to thirteen units without proof of purchase. With proof of purchase, you may make a claim for up to 100 units.


You may be eligible if, between April 1, 2013 and June 13, 2019, you bought a Seagram’s ginger ale product in the US, for personal use and not for resale.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Estimated at from 40 to 80 cents per unit (large bottle, twelve-pack of cans, etc.). Minimum $4 (that is, claims for 1-5 units will receive $4 each). Without proof of purchase, up to 13 units per household; with proof, up to 100 units per household. Final amount depends on number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,450,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:

Claim Form: Seagram’s Ginger Ale Ginger Content Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Fitzhenry-Russell, et al. v. The Coca-Cola Company

Settlement Website: Seagram’s Ginger Ale Ginger Content Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Seagram’s Ginger Ale Settlement
RG/2 Claims Administration LLC
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
(844) 979-7303

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Mislabeled Ingredients