Warcraft Text Messages TCPA 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:

Legend Pictures, LLC, Legendary Pictures Funding, LLC, Applied Analytics Solutions, LLC, Handstack PBC, and Universal Pictures all were involved with the film Warcraft in the summer of 2016, and all are now settling a class action. The complaint alleged that the companies sent text messages to consumer cells phones to promote the movie using an automatic dialing system, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Docket Number:

6:16-CV-01193-CEM-DCI

Company: Universal Pictures

Filing Deadline: July 10, 2019

Objection Deadline: May 16, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: May 16, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: July 17, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a member of one of these four classes:

  • The ATDS Class is all persons or entities in the US who received one or more text messages as part of the Warcraft text messaging campaign.
  • The Internal Do Not Call Class is all persons in the US who received more than one text message to a residential line as part of the Warcraft text messaging campaign, one of which was received after the person submitted a request not to receive any more texts.
  • The National Do Not Call Class is all persons in the US who received more than one text message to a residential line as part of the Warcraft text messaging campaign in a twelve-month period, after their number had been on the National Do Not Call Registry for at least thirty days.
  • The Out of Time Class is all persons in the US who received more than one text message to a residential line as part of the Warcraft text messaging campaign, at least one of which came in before 8 AM or after 9 PM at the texted person’s location.
Typical Settlement Amount:

Award for ATDS Class members: $35. Award for members of each of the other three classes: $50. One claim per settlement class per person. Claims may be less, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $19,225,515

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Gray LLC
Normand PLLC

Claim Form: Warcraft Text Messages TCPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Parker, et al. v. Universal Pictures, et al.

Settlement Website: Warcraft Text Messages TCPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Parker v. Universal Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91234
Seattle, WA 98111
1-833-402-1723

Tags: TCPA, Unsolicited Text Messages, Use of Automatic-Capable Dialer