There are multiple ongoing class action settlements that offer eligible Americans an opportunity to potentially receive money payouts this month, with one of them potentially providing claimants with a substantial sum of $5,000. These five active settlements vary in terms of compensation and eligibility criteria, potentially encompassing millions of individuals.
Below are class-action settlements along with eligibility details and their respective deadlines. Individuals have the opportunity to potentially receive up to $5,000 from this financial services provider. Cash Express LLC reached an $85 million settlement following a potential data breach that occurred during a suspected cyberattack.
Class-Action Settlement for Data Breach – Money Eligibility Details and Deadlines
The data breach incident occurred between January 29, 2022, and February 26, 2022. Customers who meet the eligibility criteria should have received a notification designating them as participants in the class-action lawsuit. Potentially, individuals may be entitled to receive $150 in pro rata cash compensation, although the final amount could vary depending on the remaining funds in the settlement pool.
For those who can provide documentation substantiating out-of-pocket financial losses resulting from the cyberattack, there is an opportunity to claim compensation of up to $5,000. Furthermore, individuals can seek reimbursement for the time spent addressing issues stemming from the cyberattack. You can potentially claim compensation at a rate of $25 per hour, up to a maximum of $125.
To participate in the class action, members are required to complete an online form and provide their “unique ID” as specified in the letter they received.
What Is the Eligibility Criteria for Delta Settlement?
In a class-action settlement against Delta, compensation is being offered to individuals for alleged breaches of ticket contracts. Delta Airlines is accused of failing to provide refunds for flights that were canceled during the pandemic. To be eligible, individuals must possess a Delta ticket for a flight that was canceled due to COVID-19.
The flight in question must have been scheduled between March 1, 2020, and April 30, 2021, and the customer must have either requested a refund for the canceled flight and not received it or have credit that remains unused or partially used as of January 13, 2023.
Qualified members have the opportunity to receive a refund for any unused credit, and all claims must be submitted by September 15, 2023. This settlement alleges that Dole engaged in deceptive advertising by asserting that their fruit cups were made of “100% juice.
A total settlement fund of $4.3 million is available for individuals who purchased a mislabeled fruit cup between January 12, 2017, and June 27, 2023. To qualify, claims for this settlement must be submitted by September 25, 2023. A $900,000 settlement was reached on the basis of an accusation that a TGI Friday’s advertisement, in which they asserted that their Mozzarella Sticks Snacks contained real mozzarella cheese, was found to be untrue.
Residents of Illinois who utilized Instagram from August 10, 2015, to August 16, 2023, have the opportunity to claim a portion of a $68.5 million payout from Meta. Claimants are not required to furnish proof, and all eligible individuals will receive an equitable portion of the settlement amount. Claims must be submitted by September 27, 2023. The lawsuit asserted that Instagram violated the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois.
The Timeline to File a Claim in the Delta Settlement
To file a claim in the Delta settlement related to COVID-19 cancellations, you must meet certain criteria. You must be a US citizen who received credit — not cash — for a non-refundable Delta flight canceled between March 1, 2020, and April 30, 2021. Moreover, you must have requested a refund but not received one and have unused or partially unused credit as of January 13, 2023. Delta employees, their family members, judges involved with the case, and their family members are not eligible.
If you qualify, you can request a refund by completing a claim form online. Some people may have received an email notifying them of their eligibility: those individuals can find a link to the claim form in the email. Alternatively, you can fill out a physical claim form and mail it in.
Claim up to $5,200 if You Were Affected in This Data Breach
Ethos Technologies has recently come to an agreement to address allegations of its failure to prevent a data breach that occurred in 2022. While the company hasn’t officially admitted wrongdoing, it is taking steps to address the claims by offering compensation to those affected. Ethos Technologies, known for its life insurance services, reportedly suffered a data breach from August to December 2022.
This breach exposed sensitive consumer data, with claims suggesting that the company could have prevented it with stronger cybersecurity measures. Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria will receive a one-time payment of $100. Additionally, residents of California may qualify for an extra $100 payout, although the final amount depends on the number of claims submitted.
Moreover, the settlement conditions outline that eligible individuals may request up to $5,000 in additional compensation for expenses incurred as a result of the Ethos data breach. Claimants also have the option to receive 12 months of free credit monitoring and identity protection services.
Those who meet the eligibility criteria should have received notification letters informing them of the data breach and the potential compromise of their information. Furthermore, individuals who received these notifications must have experienced the impact between August 4, 2022, and December 9, 2022.
To ensure receipt of compensation, all claims must be submitted or postmarked by December 20, 2023. Pending court approval of the settlement, eligible parties can expect to receive their funds shortly thereafter, with a court hearing scheduled for January 22, 2024.
For those seeking compensation, it is crucial to accurately complete the Claim Form. Alternatively, individuals looking for a paper Claim Form can contact the Claims Administrator by phone at 833-933-8588, or by email at info@EthosSettlement.com. Finally, claiming by post mail could be done by sending a request letter to Ethos Technology Data Incident Settlement, c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC, PO Box 225391, New York, NY 10150-5391.