Best Buy Stores LP has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it made unlawful auto-dialed telephone calls to consumers without their consent. If you received a telephone call on behalf of Best Buy regarding the Best Buy Reward Zone certificates or go digital policy between Oct. 8, 2007 and Nov. 30, 2011, you could be eligible for benefits from the class action settlement.
The Best Buy class action lawsuit alleged that Best Buy violated Washington law by making telephone calls to Washington residents regarding its Reward Zone certificate reminders or go digital policy by using an automatic dialer. The class action lawsuit also alleged that Best Buy violated federal law by placing phone calls relating to the go digital policy to non-Washington residents even after they had requested not to be called.
Best Buy denies any wrongdoing but agreed to settle the class action lawsuit to avoid the expense and inconvenience of ongoing litigation.
Class Members of the Best Buy automated phone call class action settlement include:
(1) Washington Class: Individuals who had Washington State area codes and received a telephone call from (or on behalf of) Best Buy regarding Best Buy’s Reward Zone certificate reminders or its go digital policy placed using an automated dialer and artificial or pre-recorded voice between Oct. 8, 2007 and Nov. 30, 2011.
(2) National Class: Individuals who did not have a Washington State area code and received a telephone call from (or on behalf of) Best Buy regarding Best Buy’s Reward Zone go digital policy between Oct. 8, 2007 and Nov. 30, 2011, after making a request to Best Buy not to be called. (If you asked the Federal Trade Commission or the Federal Commerce Commission to add you to the National Do-Not-Call List but did not ask Best Buy to stop calling, you are not a member of the National Class.)
$50-$100 per call. Washington Class Members may make claims for up to three telephone calls, while National Class Members may claim only one call.
Proof of Purchase
None required. The Settlement Administrator will verify the accuracy of the information and determine whether you are entitled to a cash award.
Claim Form Deadline
Michael Chesbro v. Best Buy Stores LP, Case No. 2:10-cv-00744-RAJ, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
UPDATE: The Court approved the Chesbro v. Best Buy class action settlement at the Final Approval Hearing. Some viewers are reporting to TopClassActions.com that they received checks the last week of November. If you received a payment, let us know!
Chesbro v. Best Buy Stores LP
P.O. Box 35111
Seattle, WA 98124-5111
Beth E. Terrell
TERRELL MARSHALL DAUDT & WILLIE PLLC
WILLIAMSON & WILLIAMS
K. Michael Fandel
David C. Lundsgaard
Aimee K. Decker
GRAHAM & DUNN PC
Anne M. Lockner
Michael D. Reif
ROBINS KAPLAN MILLER & CIRESI LLP
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