Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Welch Foods, Inc. is paying a million and a half dollars to settle a class action alleging that its labeling of three juice products is misleading. According to the complaint, labeling that stated that the juices supported or promoted a healthy heart was misleading.Docket Number:
Company: Welch Foods Inc.
Filing Deadline: March 7, 2022
Class Period: March 23, 2016 to October 1, 2021
Objection Deadline: March 7, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: March 7, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: April 15, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a person who, between March 23, 2016 and October 1, 2021, bought one of the products at issue, in the US, for household use and not for resale or distribution. The products at issue include the following:
- Welch’s 100% Grape Juice Concord Grape
- Welch’s 100% Juice Red Sangria
- Welch’s 100% Black Cherry Concord Grape Juice
Benefits: Estimate at $1 per product purchased. Without proof of purchase: Up to twelve products. With proof of purchase: No limit to number of products. Final amounts may be higher or lower, depending on the number of valid claims received.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Fitzgerald Joseph, LLP
Case Name: Hanson v. Welch Foods Inc.
Settlement Website: Welch’s Grape Juice “Healthy Heart” Claims Settlement Website
Postlethwaite & Netterville
Hanson v. Welch Foods Class Administrator
P.O. Box 1908
Baton Rouge, LA 70821