Current Settlements

Visa/Mastercard Payment Card Settlement

Settlement Size: $5.54 Billion

Filing Deadline: August 31, 2024

Merchants who accepted Visa and/or MasterCard-branded cards as a form of payment from customers within the United States between January 1, 2004 and January 25, 2019 are eligible to file a claim. Participation will not affect your relationship with Visa/Mastercard.

Disclaimer: On January 24th, 2019, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement filed on September 18th, 2018, for Rule 23(b)(3) Class Plaintiffs in this action. Most recently the Court announced claim forms are being delivered and will be online beginning December 1st, 2023. The deadline for claim submissions is May 31, 2024. No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at www.paymentcardsettlement.com/en.

Visa/Mastercard Payment Card Settlement

Settlement Size: $5.54 Billion

Filling Deadline: May 31, 2024

Merchants who accepted Visa and/or MasterCard-branded cards as a form of payment from customers within the United States between January 1, 2004 and January 25, 2019 are eligible to file a claim. Participation will not affect your relationship with Visa/Mastercard.

Disclaimer: On January 24th, 2019, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement filed on September 18th, 2018, for Rule 23(b)(3) Class Plaintiffs in this action. Most recently the Court announced claim forms are being delivered and will be online beginning December 1st, 2023. The deadline for claim submissions is May 31, 2024. No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at www.paymentcardsettlement.com/en.

Dealer Management Systems

Settlement Size: $29.5 Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Reynolds & Reynolds and CDK have been charged with conspiracy to eliminate competition, causing auto dealers to pay more than they should. Auto dealers who purchased DMS between January 1, 2015 and October 23, 2018 and/or purchased DIS from April 9, 2014 to present, may be eligible. Litigation is still on going.

Disclaimer: On November 7, 2018, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement between the Dealership Class and Reynolds/CDK filed on October 23rd, 2018, for Rule 23(a) and Rule 23(b)(3) Class Plaintiffs in this action. No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://dealershipclassdmssettlement.com/.

Dealer Management Systems

Settlement Size: $29.5 Million

Filling Deadline: TBD

Reynolds & Reynolds and CDK have been charged with conspiracy to eliminate competition, causing auto dealers to pay more than they should. Auto dealers who purchased DMS between January 1, 2015 and October 23, 2018 and/or purchased DIS from April 9, 2014 to present, may be eligible. Litigation is still ongoing.

Disclaimer: On November 7, 2018, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement between the Dealership Class and Reynolds/CDK filed on October 23rd, 2018, for Rule 23(a) and Rule 23(b)(3) Class Plaintiffs in this action. No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://dealershipclassdmssettlement.com/.

Beef Commercial

Settlement Size: $25+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased boxed or case-ready Beef processed from Fed Cattle between January 1, 2015 through May 25, 2023 in the following jurisdictions: AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, IL, IA, KS, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and any state where a commercial indirect purchaser claim is permissible, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On May 25, 2023, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Settling Defendants JBS, for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://www.beefcommercialcase.com/.

Beef Commercial

Settlement Size: $25+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased boxed or case-ready Beef processed from Fed Cattle between January 1, 2015 through May 25, 2023 in the following jurisdictions: AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, IL, IA, KS, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and any state where a commercial indirect purchaser claim is permissible, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On May 25, 2023, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Settling Defendants JBS, for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://www.beefcommercialcase.com/.

Pork Commercial

Settlement Size: $42+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased any Pork product in the United States between January 1, 2009 through April 19, 2022, in the following jurisdictions: AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WV, or WI, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On April 8, 2022, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Defendant Smithfield Foods, Inc for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://porkcommercialcase.com/.

Pork Commercial

Settlement Size: $42+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased any Pork product in the United States between January 1, 2009 through April 19, 2022, in the following jurisdictions: AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, WV, or WI, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On April 8, 2022, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Defendant Smithfield Foods, Inc for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://porkcommercialcase.com/.

Turkey Commercial

Settlement Size: $1.75+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased any Turkey product between January 1, 2010 through January 1, 2017 in the United States and its territories, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On April 8, 2022, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Defendant Smithfield Foods, Inc for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://porkcommercialcase.com/.

Turkey Commercial

Settlement Size: $1.75+ Million

Filing Deadline: TBD

Pre-Registration is open

Businesses that purchased any Turkey product between January 1, 2010 through January 1, 2017 in the United States and its territories, may be eligible!

Disclaimer: On April 8, 2022, the Court granted preliminary approval of the settlement between Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs and Defendant Smithfield Foods, Inc for Rule 23. No claim forms are available at this time, and no claim-filing deadline exists. If the settlement is granted final approval, no-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during any claims-filing period. There is no guarantee of amount of refund or distribution date of funds. Class members do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the settlement, interested persons may visit the Court-approved website for this case at https://porkcommercialcase.com/.