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Swisher Sweets Promotion 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:

Swisher International, Inc., Plaid Pantries, Inc., and Plaid Pantry, Inc. are setting aside $2.5 million plus attorneys’ fees and costs, class representative awards, and administrative costs in order to settle a class action centering on promotions for cigarillos. The complaint alleged that the five-packs of cigarillos advertised as “5 for the price of 3” were deceptive because consumers could actually buy three cigarillos for less than the price of the five-pack.

Docket Number:

16CV27621

Company: Swisher International Inc.

Filing Deadline: October 4, 2020

Class Period: August 25, 2015 to February 7, 2019

Objection Deadline: July 19, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: July 19, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: August 9, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

No proof of purchase is necessary.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person, entity, or organization who, between August 25, 2015 and February 7, 2019, bought Swisher cigar products in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, under the following promotions:

  • 5 for the price of 3
  • 3 for the price of 2
  • Buy 1 get 1 free
  • Buy 4 get 1 free
Typical Settlement Amount:

Two to five $1 vouchers, good for two years, which can be used for retail purchases of Swisher cigar products. Awards distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis, up to a total value of $2.5 million.

Total Settlement Amount: $2.5 million for awards to class members

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000-$7,500

Law Firms:
Law Offices of Robert Le
Levi & Korsinsky LLP
Olsen Daines PC

Claim Form: Swisher Sweets Promotion Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: J. Podawiltz v. Swisher International, Inc., Plaid Pantry, Inc., and Plaid Pantries, Inc.

Settlement Website: Swisher Sweets Promotion Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Swisher Sweets Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91047
Seattle, WA 98111-9961
1-833-285-1326
info@SwisherSweetsSettlement.com

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Discount Offers