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Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s): In re: Skechers Toning Shoes Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 11-MD-2308-TBR, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Louiville Division; Grabowski v. Skechers U.S.A., Inc., Case No. 12-cv-00204 (W.D. Ky.)
Website of the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator (FILE YOUR CLAIM HERE): www.SkechersSettlement.com
Address to submit a claim form (REQUIRED):
Details: The Skechers settlement will resolve a class action lawsuit, entitled Grabowski v. Skechers U.S.A., Inc., that alleges Skechers violated state laws and consumer protection statutes by misrepresenting the benefits of wearing Skechers toning shoes, and that the shoes did not provide the benefits claimed.
Skechers denies any wrongdoing, but has agreed to establish a $40 million class action lawsuit settlement fund to resolve the litigation.
As part of the Skechers toning shoe class action settlement, Skechers is barred from making claims about strengthening, weight loss, and other health and fitness-related claims for its toning shoes unless they are true and backed by scientific evidence. The Skechers class action settlement also bars the company from misrepresenting any tests, studies or research results regarding toning shoes.
Skechers has also agreed to provide refunds to consumers who bought the following Eligible Shoes as new since August 1, 2008:
Skechers Shape-ups rocker bottom shoes
Skechers Resistance Runner rocker bottom shoes
Skechers Shape-ups Toners/Trainers
Skechers Tone-ups with podded outsoles
Skechers Tone-ups non-podded sandals
Skechers trainers (Tone-ups, non-podded sole)
The total refund you can receive from the Skechers shape-ups class action lawsuit settlement will depend on how many Eligible Shoes you purchased since August 1, 2008, as well as the total number of valid claim forms submitted by other Class Members. However, it’s estimated that Class Members will receive between:
$40 – $80 for Shape-ups;
$27 – $50 for podded sole shoes;
$20 – $40 for Tone-ups (non-podded sole); and
$42 – $80 for Resistance Runners
To apply for a refund from the Skechers class action lawsuit settlement, you must submit a claim form online at www.SkechersSettlement.com.
Further details on your rights in the Skechers Toning Shoe Class Action Lawsuit Settlement as can also be found at www.SkechersSettlement.com.
Purchased: As new after August 1, 2008
Claims must be postmarked by: April 18, 2013
Settlement Administrator(s): BMC Group
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