Celsius drinkers are eligible for compensation from a class action settlement with a popular energy drink company, potentially earning up to $250.
The settlement stems from a lawsuit filed in November, which alleges that Celsius beverages were misleadingly labeled as ‘preservative-free but containing citric acid’. are doing.
The company denied claims that citric acid was added to the product as a flavor rather than as a preservative.
Ultimately, the parties agreed to a settlement instead of proceeding with the lawsuit. The settlement fund was set at $7.8 million.
The settlement comes weeks after hip-hop artist Flo Rida received $82.6 million in a lawsuit against the company. A jury in South Florida ruled that Celsius had violated his contract with Flo Ryder and tried to hide the money from him.
There are some rules regarding the settlement fee for those who purchase drinks. Here’s what you need to know about qualifications.
Who is eligible for the Celsius settlement?
The class action settlement website states that those who are indemnified will drink Celsius drinks “for personal or household consumption, and not for resale or distribution.” Subject purchased a drink between January 1, 2015 and he on November 12, 2022.
Eligible persons purchased the following beverages during the period:
- Original Celsius (sometimes labeled “Celius Live Fit”)
- Celsius fever
- Celsius BCAA+ Energy
- Celsius with Stevia
- Celsius on the Go and Flow Fusion Powdered Drinks
How much can I get with Celsius payment?
Those who qualify can receive hundreds of dollars in return as long as they have a receipt.
People who purchased a can of Celsius during the eligible period will receive $1 per can, and those who purchased Celsius On-the-Go and Flow Fusion powdered beverages (usually sold in packs of 14) can receive $5 per package. A valid receipt is required.
Settlement Request Members are capped at $250 per household.
You can submit a claim and receive up to $20 per household, even if you don’t have a receipt and purchased products during the period.
How do I submit a claim?
You can submit your claim online or by mail here. Instructions for submitting a claim by mail can be found here.
How long do I have to submit a claim?
Those wishing to pay cash from their claim must submit online by February 13th. If mailed, must be postmarked by February 13th.
What if I am eligible for a settlement but do not want to accept it?
By excluding yourself from the settlement, you may retain the right to sue or continue litigation. To do so, you must mail a letter stating that you wish to be excluded by February 13th. You will need:
- telephone number
- Purchase date
You can also mail a letter objecting to the settlement.
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