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.Case Summary:
Nearly $5 million is the price Synapse Group, Inc. and SynapseConnect, Inc. are paying to settle a class action alleging that their automatic magazine subscription renewals violated California law. The complaint alleged that the companies did not give consumers clear and conspicuous notice of the automatic renewal terms.Docket Number:
Company: Synapse Group Inc.
Filing Deadline: May 3, 2019
Class Period: May 17, 2012 to October 8, 2018
Objection Deadline: May 3, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: May 3, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: June 14, 2019Proof of Purchase:
Presumably company records will be used for verification.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an individual in California who was enrolled by Synapse in an automatic renewal or continuous service magazine subscription, between May 17, 2012 and October 8, 2018.Typical Settlement Amount:
Equal share of the net settlement fund. Final amount depends on the number of valid claims received.
Total Settlement Amount: $4,980,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
$50,000 divided among six class representatives
Dostart Hannink & Coveney
Case Name: Cruz, et al. v. Synapse Group, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Synapse Magazine Auto Renewal California Settlement Website
CPT Group, Inc.
Cruz v. Synapse Settlement Administrator
c/o CPT Group Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606