Www.OlanMillsSettlement.com – Olan Mills Lifetouch Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
You will be able to get some kind of compensation if you were at the Olan Mills Portrait Studios and used your credit card. This can be at one of their locations and you must have used your credit card at any time from February 15, 2007 to December 31, 2012. You should have gotten a receipt that had your account number written on it. There should have been more than the last five digits fo your account number. It may also have had the expiration date of the card on it. Apparently the company violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act or FACTA. You can get detailed information about this case at the www.olanmillssettlement.com site.
Olan Mills, Inc was taken over by Lifetouch in 2012. So the defendants in this case are both Olan Mills and Lifetouch. There are some important dates that you need to be aware of in this case. Those dates include the deadline for you to exclude yourself if you want nothing to do with this case in the hopes to bring your own legal action against the defendants. Another important date is for you to object to the case. Objecting will keep you in the case as a class member. The third important date is the date to file a claim in this case. Filing a claim will mean that you can get the benefits in this case. However the bad news is that all these dates have passed. This means that if you did not take any kind of legal action by September 5, 2013 then you will no longer be able to do that. You can view your options at the www.olanmillssettlement.com site. The Final Approval Hearing will be held on September 20, 2013. It is during this hearing that the case will receive final approval.
The one place that you can go to in order to get more information on the case is to the FAQ page. This will provide you with all the information that you need. It is done in an easy to follow way that lists all the common questions that a person may have about the case. One of the important pieces of information that you may want to find out about is the class counsel. If you are a class member then you would want to know who will represent you in the court. In this case it is Michael F. Brady. of the Brady & Associates Law Office. The lawsuit was actually filed in Kansas.
If you were able to submit your claim form in time, and you are eligible, then you will get a coupon. You will be able to use the coupon to get a Portrait package. This includes having a choice of 3 images that will be placed on a CD. You will be used the images for anything that you want and you will also be able to reproduce it. The retail value of the package is $75. You can use this coupon at any of the portrait studios of Olan Mills or Lifetouch. You cannot redeem this coupon for cash. You will also not be able to transfer the coupon to anyone else. This means that you will have to use it. You will basically get one coupon for one transaction. This means that if you had more than one transaction where your credit card account number and/or your expiration date was printed on the receipt, then you can get as many coupons as you had transactions. Basically there are no caps and you can get as many coupons as you are eligible to get. However there is a time period within which you must use the coupon. That time period is between January 2, 2014 to July 1, 2014. You will not be able to use the coupons before that date or after that date.
The fees for the class counsel is going to the an amount that can go up to $150,000. The class representatives will get up to $3000. These are just proposed amounts. The Court may decide to give them less but it will never be more than that. These amounts will have to be paid by the defendants. This means that this amount will not come out of the amount that has been set aside for the coupons.
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