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Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s): Rojas v. Career Education Corporation, Case No. 10-cv-5260, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
Website of the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator (FILE YOUR CLAIM HERE): www.CareerTextSettlement.net
Address to submit a claim form (REQUIRED):
Details: Career Education Corporation has reached a $20 million class action lawsuit settlement over allegations it sent unsolicited text message ads to consumers without their consent. If you received an unwanted text from Career Education, you may be entitled to receive up to $200 from the class action settlement.
The Career Education text settlement will resolve a class action lawsuit, entitled Rojas v. Career Education Corporation, that alleges the education services company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unsolicited text message advertisements to consumers without receiving explicit consent to do so.
Career Education Corp. denies any wrongdoing, but has agreed to establish a $20 million class action lawsuit settlement fund to pay out Class Members in order to resolve the litigation.
Class Members of the Career Education text class action settlement include anyone in the United States who, on August 27, 2008, was sent the following text messages for Career Education Corporation:
IMAGINE HAVING A JOB U LUV! CREATIVES DO SO CAN U. REPLY WITH “Y” TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ACADEMY. BY CEC. STD / OTHER CHARGES MAY APPLY. STOP 2 END
IMAGINE A JOB WHERE U CAN USE UR IMAGINATION AND GET PAID 4 IT! REPLY Y TO HEAR HOW U CAN BEGIN 2 EARN UR DEGREE TODAY! BY CEC. STD OTH CHGS APPLY. STOP 2 END
Under the class action lawsuit settlement agreement, Career Education has agreed not to send text messages to consumers without their prior express consent. It also agreed to pay Class Members up to $200 each if they submit a claim form by December 7, 2012.
The amount of your exact payment from the Career Education text class action settlement cannot be calculated at this time because it will depend on the total number of valid claims that are filed. You can expect to receive your class action settlement check within 60-90 days after the settlement has been finally approved and/or after any appeals have been resolved. A Final Fairness Hearing is scheduled for October 23, 2012.
Claim forms and more information on your rights in the Career Education Text Ad Class Action Lawsuit Settlement can be found at www.CareerTextSettlement.net.
Text Received On: August 27, 2008
Claims must be postmarked by: 12/7/12
Settlement Administrator(s): Garden City Group
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