Details on how to file a claim for the Hydroxycut class action lawsuit settlement have arrived. If you purchased Hydroxycut between 2006 and 2009, you may be entitled to a cash payment of at least $25 or $50 in free products – no Proof of Purchase necessary.
The Hydroxycut settlement will resolve a massive class action lawsuit, titled In Re: Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, that alleges defendants Kerr Investment Holding Corp. and Iovate Health Sciences misrepresented that certain Hydroxycut weight loss products were clinically proven to be safe and effective for weight loss.
Defendants deny the allegations but have agreed to a $25.3 million class action lawsuit settlement to resolve the litigation.
Class Members of the Hydroxycut class action settlement include anyone who purchased one of the following Hydroxycut weight loss products listed below in the United States between May 9, 2006 and May 1, 2009, inclusive:
- Hydroxycut Regular Rapid Release Caplets
- Hydroxycut Hardcore Liquid Caplets
- Hydroxycut Regular Drink Packets
- Hydroxycut Hardcore Drink Packets (Ignition Stix)
- Hydroxycut Liquid Shots
- Hydroxycut Max Aqua Shed
- Hydroxycut Carb Control
- Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Rapid Release Caplets
- Hydroxycut Max Liquid Caplets
- Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Drink Packets
- Hydroxycut Max Drink Packets
- Hydroxycut Hardcore RTDs (Ready-to-Drink)
- Hydroxycut 24
- Hydroxycut Natural
You are not a Class Member if you have a personal injury claim arising from your use of one of the products listed above.
As a Class Member, you’re entitled to receive either a cash payment of $25 or a Product Bundle worth at least $50 for each Hydroxycut Product you purchased.
Each Product Bundle will contain your choice of any two bottles of Hydroxycut Caffeine Free (72 count), Hydroxycut Pro Clinical (72 count), Hydroxycut Hardcore (60 count), and Hydroxycut Max (60 count).
- If you request only one cash award or Product Bundle, no Proof of Purchase is necessary.
- If you request a cash award for more than one unit, or request an award of more than one Product Bundle, you must provide Proof of Purchase.
The only way to receive a cash award or Product Bundle is to submit a valid Claim Form postmarked no later than May 23, 2013.
Claim Forms and more information on your rights in the Hydroxycut Class Action Lawsuit Settlement can be found at www.DietSupplementSettlement.com. Detailed claims filing instructions can be found in our Open Lawsuit Settlements section.
UPDATE 1: A federal judge denied final approval to the Hydroxycut Class Action Settlement over concerns that the cy pres award was not fair to Class Members.
UPDATE 2: The Hydroxycut class action lawsuit is not dead yet. A federal judge denied defendants’ motion to dismiss the case on Jan. 27, 2014, but told plaintiffs they needed to provide more details on how the retailer defendants engaged in false advertising in order for them to be included.
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