Kumar v. Salov North America Corp. Class Action Settlement

United States District Court-Northern District of California –Oakland Div. Case No. 4:14-cv-02411-YGR

If you purchased Filippo Berio Olive Oil in the United States, you may be entitled to a cash benefit as part of a proposed class action settlement.

A lawsuit was brought against Salov North America Corp. relating to Filippo Berio Olive Oil. The lawsuit claims that Filippo Berio olive oil products were inappropriately labeled as “Imported from Italy” on the front label. As part of the settlement, defendant Salov North America Corp. has agreed to stop this labeling practice and provide payments for customers. The defendant denies any wrongdoing.The Court has certified the lawsuit as a class action for settlement purposes.

The Court has certified the lawsuit as a class action for settlement purposes. You are an eligible class member if you purchased, between May 23, 2010 and June 30, 2015, (in the United States, for personal use and not resale), any of the following Filippo Berio branded olive oil products: Robusto Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Extra Virgin, Olive Oil, Delicato Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil,Olive Oil, or Light Tasting Olive Oil.

The proposed Settlement provides for payments to each eligible Class Member who submits a valid Claim Form by May 2, 2017

Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act.  Please read the information here carefully.


Your Legal Rights and Options:

Submit a Claim: The only way to receive a payment under the Settlement is to submit a valid Claim Form on or before 05/2/2017.  The Claim Form can be found on the site under “Submit Claim” or in the “Important Documents”.

Exclude Yourself: You have the right to ask to be excluded from the Settlement. If you do so, you will not be entitled to any payment under the Settlement, but you may pursue your own lawsuit against Salov North America Corp. if you so choose.

Object: You have the right to tell the Court if you have an objection to the Settlement. You can do this only if you don’t exclude yourself.

Go To The Hearing: You have the right to ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement. You can do this only if you don’t exclude yourself and if you submit a written objection to the Settlement with the Court before the date of the hearing regarding final approval of the Settlement.

Do Nothing: If you do nothing, you will receive no payment and will give up your rights to assert any claims with respect to the issues raised in this case against Salov North America Corp.







This website is authorized by the Court, supervised by counsel and controlled by Heffler Claims Group, the Claim Administrator approved by the Court. This is the only authorized website for this case.

Documents

Please read for a full explanation of the settlement and your options and all applicable timelines.

Contact

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Submit Claim

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Submit Exclusion

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Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline.

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 You must complete and mail your request for exclusion form so that it is postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
  • Objection Deadline.

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
  • Claim Form Deadline.

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 You must submit your Claim Form on-line no later than Tuesday, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date.

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Please check this website for updates.

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