A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit that claims Popchips Inc. violated state laws regarding the marketing and sale of its “Popchips” brand snack products. If you purchased “Popchips” brand snack products between Jan. 1, 2007 and Nov. 14, 2013, you could be eligible to receive compensation from the Popchips class action settlement.
Class Members of the Popchips settlement include anyone who resides in the United States and bought certain “Popchips” brand snack products between Jan. 1, 2007 and Nov. 14, 2013. Under the terms of the Popchips class action settlement, eligible Popchips brand snack products include:
Up to $10 Cash or $20 in Product Vouchers. Class Members who submit a valid Claim Form may be eligible to receive either Popchips vouchers worth up to $20 or a cash payment of up to $10, depending on the number of Popchips brand snack products they purchased during the settlement period.
Class Members who elect the cash option may be eligible to receive a payment of $1 per bag of Popchips brand snack products purchased, up to a total of 10 bags, per household. Class Members who elect the voucher option may be eligible to receive two $1 Popchips vouchers per bag of Popchips brand snack products purchased, up to a maximum of 10 bags, per household.
If the total dollar value of claims filed by Class Members is more than the amount available from the class action settlement funds to satisfy the claims, the benefit available to Class Members will be reduced on a pro-rata basis. The actual amount of benefits each Class Member will receive may not be determined until the Popchips class action settlement gets final approval.
Proof of Purchase
Class Members may file a claim for benefits by stating, under the penalty of perjury: (1) the amount and identity of Popchips brand products purchased; (2) the name of the store or stores, including city and state, where the purchase or purchases occurred; and (3) that the Popchips brand snack products were purchased between Jan 1., 2007 and Nov. 14, 2013.
Claim Form Deadline
Tonya Kelly, et al. v Popchips Inc., Case No. 1316-CV11037, in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, at Kansas City.
The Popchips settlement will resolve a class action lawsuit (Tonya Kelly, et al. v. Popchips Inc.) that alleges Popchips Inc. misled consumers by marketing and labeling its “popchips” brand snack products as an “all natural” and “healthier” food product.
Popchips denies the allegations but has agreed to settle the class action lawsuit to avoid the uncertainty and expense of litigation.
Popchips Inc. Settlement
P.O. Box 3076
Faribault, MN 55021-2676
Christopher S. Shank
Brenda G. Hamilton
SHANK & HAMILTON PC
James P. Muehlberger
Douglas B. Maddock Jr.
SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP
UPDATE: Settlement checks for the Popchips class action lawsuit settlement were mailed to eligible claimants in the second week of September 2014. Congratulations to everyone who submitted a valid claim and got PAID! If you got a check, let us know in the comments section below.
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