Celsius, a popular energy drink company, has reached an agreement in a class action lawsuit that could give its customers a better settlement.
The lawsuit comes two weeks after a Broward jury upheld rapper Flo Rida in a lawsuit against the energy drink maker.
South Florida native Flo Rida sued energy drink company Celsius for alleged breach of contract.
A new lawsuit alleges that Celsius Holdings, Inc. “misleadingly labels its products” and describes them as “preservative-free” despite containing citric acid.
However, the company denied the allegations, claiming the ingredients were used as flavorings rather than preservatives.
Think you might qualify? Everything you need to know is here.
What conditions may affect my eligibility?
According to the class action settlement website, anyone who purchased a “beverage or powdered drink” in Celsius between January 1, 2015 and November 23, 2022, could receive money from the settlement. I was.
Of course, there are some stipulations, and settlement money is only reserved for customers who purchase drinks “for personal or home consumption, not for resale or distribution.”
However, you must live in the US to cash in.
How much money can I receive?
If your claim is approved and you have valid receipts, the maximum amount you can get out of the settlement is $250 per household.
Can I still make money without saving receipts?
What’s the short answer? yes. However, if you don’t have a receipt, the maximum reimbursement he has is $20 per household.
Most of us don’t keep several years’ worth of receipts, but if we do, we can get more money in settlements.
Which Celsius products apply to the settlement?
These drinks, often labeled “Celsius Live Fit,” include Celsius Heat, Celsius BCAA+Energy, and Celsius with Stevia. The payment also includes Celsius On-The Go and Flo Fusion powdered drinks.
What happens if I purchase multiple cans of Celsius?
Customers who submit a “valid and timely claim form” are eligible for $1 for each “can of product” purchased between January 1, 2015 and November 23, 2022. A receipt is also required.
Will I receive more money if I purchase a multipack?
Celsius On The Go or Flow Fusion powdered beverages sold in packages of 14 will earn you $5 per package. The same rules—submit a valid and timely claim (with receipt) and meet the purchase term—apply.
When is the deadline for submitting a claim?
If you are looking for cash payments from settlements, you need to act fast. Claim submission deadline is February 13, 2023.
You can also perform the following actions:
- Exclude yourself from the class. According to the settlement’s website, this option does not entitle you to receive any money from the settlement. However, “I hereby authorize you to participate in any other proceedings against the defendants with respect to the legal claims in this case.”
- Objection to Settlement: Don’t like the terms of the settlement? You can mail your reasoned letter by February 13, 2023.
- Attend the hearing on March 31, 2023: If you would like to speak at the Final Fairness Hearing, you can attend on March 31, 2023, but only if you do not opt out of the settlement.
Why did Flo Rida sue Celsius?
Flo Rida, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, sued Celsius for breach of contract for the energy drink manufacturer’s endorsement agreement.
Platinum-selling rapper and South Florida native Flo Rida sued energy drink maker Celiusi in Broward County court on Tuesday. NBC 6’s Victor Jorges reports.
The 43-year-old Miami native and his Hialeah-based company, Strong Arm Productions USA, Inc., allege there was a breach of contract from a 2014 endorsement deal, arguing that the rapper has “fed all sides globally.” We signed a contract to market and promote.” Celsius brand. ”
Flo Rida has filed a lawsuit over shares in a company it said it had been promised to promote Celsius drinks for years but never received.
A jury ultimately ruled in Flo Rida’s favor on all three of his claims, citing a 2014 contract that should have given the rapper 250,000 shares of the company stock, a 2016 deal worth 500,000 shares. We discovered that we had breached our contract and royalties for a sparkling orange drink dating back to 2018.
The rapper was awarded a whopping $82 million.