Oprah and the US’s largest Fried Chicken chain combined forces and the outcome was not good. The lawsuit is entitled Kentucky Grilled Chicken Coupon Marketing & Sales Practice Litigation and revolves around Oprah giving away a free Kentucky Grilled Chicken meal coupon from KFC. The coupon was very popular, so popular that some KFC stores did not honor it. A class action lawsuit arouse as a result by angry customers. The class in the Oprah KFC Coupon lawsuit includse anyone who download the coupon from Oprah.com or unthinkfc.com between May 5 and May 6, 2009 and was given a rain check or a did not get a Kentucky Grilled Chicken Free Meal.
Under the settlement terms anyone who can send their orginal Kentucky Grilled Chicken Oprah promotion coupon with a valid claim form will received a $3.99 KFC coupon (up to $15.96 per household).
If you no longer have the coupon you can still collect $2 for each PDF coupon submitted. You must complete and sign the claim form under penalty of perjury for the $2.00 coupon. This is up to $8.00 per household.
All claim forms must be postmarked by January 30, 2012 and can be found at CouponMarketingLitigation.com.