Thursday, September 18, 2014

How to claim Newsvine User Earnings Settlement?

If you had due advertising revenue-sharing earnings in your Newsvine account since February 6, 2013, then you can file claim at and get refund.

Newsvine is a community based news website, where user shares their news, writes articles, seeds links to external content, and discusses news items submitted by both users and professional journalists. It pays users for their activities. But at present, user agreement violation class action settlement has been filed against this website, claiming the company violated Washington state law when it supposedly failed to pay Newsvine users the advertising revenue and referral earnings due to them per the Newsvine user agreement. So if you are users of news vine and you did not get your earnings since February 6, 2013, then you are eligible to get refund from this case. As well, you must have an active Newsvine account and it has not been deleted or removed form site before November 1, 2012. The users must have logged in the site at least one time after November 1, 2011. In order to get refund from company you have to file claim form with valid information. How to claim Newsvine User Earnings Settlement?
Newsvine User Earnings Settlement potentially benefits hundreds of Newsvine users who had over $10 in unpaid advertising income and/or referral earnings accumulated between July 4, 2012 and Dec. 13, 2012 and onward. Newsvine rejects all of Wilke’s allegations of wrongdoing, but to avoid uncertainty of trial and further legal expenses, they has agreed to generate a class action settlement fund for the supposedly affected users.

How to claim Wilkins v HSBC TCPA Settlement?

Claim your refund into the Wilkins v HSBC TCPA Settlement at for unwanted automated calls made by HSBC.

A special service that almost all organizations offer to their customers is automated calls to inform people for special benefits, different programs and to sort out most occurring queries. But sometimes it becomes a headache for people to answer automated calls in the middle of big problems. HSBC has recently come across the TCPA Settlement and agreed to pay $40 million to resolve the law suit for the same reason.

Wilkins v HSBC TCPA Settlement
As per the claims of class members, company has violated the federal telephone consumer protection act (TCPA). Plaintiff has accused that HSBC has used automatic telephone dialing system while placing calls during the time of period of May 31, 2008 to May 1, 2012. This action of HSBC has violated the laws because of unwanted or harassing cell phone calls to customers.

How to claim Chase Gehrich TCPA Settlement?

Submit a claim form on Chase Gehrich TCPA settlement website to get compensation of $20 - $40 for receiving automated calls or texts from Chase without your consent.

Chase Bank agreed to pay $34 million in TCPA class action lawsuit settlement over claims that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by contacting consumers on their cell phones or sending texts related to Chase credit card and bank accounts without their prior express consent. If you received an automated phone call from Chase July 1, 2008 and Dec. 1, 2013, then you may be entitled to receive a cash award of $20-$40 from the Chase TCPA class action settlement. This cash reward is just estimation, and the final cash payment amount will be based on the total number of valid and timely claims submitted by eligible settlement class members on website.

class action suits
JP Morgan Chase Bank denied all the responsibility for making phone calls and sending text messages without consumer consent; but agreed to settle the TCPA class action lawsuit to avoid the legal expenses and distraction of litigation. Cash payments will be only given to class members who received collection calls from Chase or who received automatic alerts, however were not the expected recipient of the communications. If you just received automatic alerts concerning to your own Chase credit card or bank account, you would not get cash payment from the Chase TCPA class action settlement, although you can opt out or withdraw your consent to receive these alerts.

The TCPA prohibits companies from contacting consumers "using any automatic telephone dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice," with exemptions being made for emergency calls or for calls where the customer has issued prior consent. In the last several years, this is the second time that claimed TCPA violations against Chase have led to a class action settlement as in the year 2012, JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $7-9 million to settle a case in which it was alleged to have made automated cell phone calls to mortgage holders without their consent.

Chase Gehrich TCPA Settlement details:

Case name: Jonathan I. Gehrich, et al. v. Chase Bank USA NA and JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Case No 1:12-cv-05510, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Settlement website:
Claim form:
Claim form deadline: September 2, 2015
Final hearing date: March 19, 2015

Claims administrator:
Gehrich TCPA Settlement
c/o GCG
P.O. Box 35112
Seattle, WA 98124-5112

Class counsel:

Defense counsel:

Friday, September 12, 2014

Claim Iowa School Food Settlement over antitrust

Get $50 refund if you are charged with artificially increased price of kid's food at Iowa school in Iowa School Food Settlement at

The Iowa Educators Corporation (IEC), its successor The Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing (IAEP), and Martin Brothers Distributing Company Inc. has come across the class action because of misleading parents to pay raised school food price without any valid reason. If you have also paid higher price than usual for your kid’s food at Iowa school, then claim your compensation into the Iowa school food class action settlement.

Settlement to claim for raised price of Iowa school food
As per the allegations of class members, companies have violated Iowa antitrust laws by plotting a control on competition of school food sale in the market. So, the misconduct of company causes Iowa families to pay more prices for their kid's lunch in their schools. Defendants are denied of artificial increase in school food prices or controlling comeptition, but agreed to settle down the class action to resolve uncertainty of class action in future.

Every person who has paid for food at a Iowa-based school during the time period of January 1, 2000 to August 1, 2014 are eligible to take part into the settlement to get their compensation. Every class member will receive $50 per student. Before September, 30, 2014 eligible class members must file a completed claim form into the settlement. Final hearing of class action will take place one November 4, 2014. For more details, visit official site

Highlights of Claim Iowa School Food Settlement:

Class action official website:
Complete school list:
Link to file claim online:

Address of class action administrator:
owa School Food Litigation Settlement
c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060

Last date to file a claim: September 30, 2014
Final hearing date: November 4, 2014
Refund amount: $50 per student

Class Counsel:
Elizabeth A. Fegan
J. Barton Goplerud

How to claim Skelaxin class action settlement?

Nominate any non-profitable or government organization into the Skelaxin Pharmacy settlement to get refund at

To earn more profit from the sell, many companies create the fake situation of scarcity of their products in market. This first stage of faking situation become worse when need people do not get that product on time. Especially when any pharmaceutical company creates fake shortage of their drugs, patients get annoyed and helpless at same time. Skelaxin a muscle pain reliever making company King has come across the class action for creating fake shortage of Skelaxin.
Class action settlement of Skelaxin