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Sole Fitness Treadmills Horsepower Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Fitness Equipment Services, LLC which does business as Sole Fitness, is settling a class action alleging that it misrepresented the horsepower of its treadmills. The complaint claimed that this induced consumers to pay more for the treadmills than they otherwise would have.

Docket Number:

1:19-cv-00726

Company: Fitness Equipment Services, LLC

Filing Deadline: July 26, 2022

Class Period: August 30, 2015 to February 21, 2022

Objection Deadline: June 27, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 27, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 21, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you received a notice about the settlement by email or postal mail, or if you can provide the serial number of your treadmill, you do not need to provide any other proof. If you did not receive a notice about the settlement and also cannot provide the serial number of your treadmill, you must provide supporting documentation.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a member of either of the following classes:

- Persons in Ohio or Minnesota who bought a Sole F63 (3.0 CHP), Sole F65 (3.25 CHP), Sole S77 (4.0 CHP), Sole F80 (3.5 CHP), Sole F85 (4.0 CHP), Sole TT8 (4.0 CHP), Sole F60 (2.75 CHP), Sole S73 (3.0 CHP), Sole F83 (3.25 CHP), or Sole TT9 (4.0 CHP) treadmill, between August 30, 2015 and February 21, 2022, primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and not for resale; or

- Persons in the US or its territories, other than in Ohio or Minnesota, who bought a Sole F63 (3.0 CHP), Sole F65 (3.25 CHP), Sole S77 (4.0 CHP), Sole F80(3.5 CHP), Sole F85 (4.0 CHP), Sole TT8 (4.0 CHP), Sole F60 (2.75 CHP), Sole S73 (3.0 CHP), Sole F83(3.25 CHP), or Sole TT9 (4.0 CHP) treadmill between December 2, 2017 and February 21, 2022, primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and not for resale.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund. Final amount will depend on the number of valid claims received, among other things. If the claims rate is 20%, payment is estimated to be more than $25. (2) transferrable $100 Sole gift card, which can be used toward a purchase from Sole’s website. (3) Sole has agreed to stop making the CHP horsepower representations and to put a disclaimer on any future horsepower representations made for the treadmills.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,650,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC
Markovits Stock DeMarco

Claim Form: Sole Fitness Treadmills Horsepower Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Laura Bechtel et al. v. Fitness Equipment Services, LLC dba Sole Fitness

Settlement Website: Sole Fitness Treadmills Horsepower Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Sole Treadmill Settlement
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Info@SoleTreadmillSettlement.com
844-999-4667

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Horsepower