A cash payment of $1.50 and $6 for each bottle of ACT Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash under the terms of the ACT Total Care Mouthwash Lawsuit to valid class members who file timely claims. The case is entitled Duffer v. Chattem Inc and revolves around claims that ATC mouth wash made inaccurate claims about the product and its ability to remove and reduce plaque. Chattem denies any actions of wrong doing in the case but has agreed to a settlement of $1.1 million and $1.5 million to settle the suit. Class members in the case are defined as anyone who between the dates of January 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010 purchased ACT Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash. Class members can claim up to 10 bottles of the mouth wash. The only way to obtain a settlement payment is by filing a claim. All claims forms are due by July 6, 2013 and can be found at the class administrators website. The minimum amount you will receive from the class action settlement is $1.50 for each 18 ounce or smaller bottle of ACT mouthwash purchased and $2.00 for each 33 ounce or larger bottle purchased. The maximum you will receive is up to $4.00 per 18 ounce or smaller bottle or $6.00 per 33 ounce or larger bottle. Who would of thought fresh breathe could cause a multi million dollar settlement. ACTTotalCareSettlement.com provides other court documents and instructions.
The ACT Total Care Mouthwash Lawsuit lawsuit is under the jurisdiction of the Southern District Court of California and a fairness hearing will be held on May 7, 2013 at 1030am. Please note that class members ARE NOT required to attend the hearing. The location of the hearing can be found at address 221 West Broadway, Courtroom 7, San Diego, California, 92101.
Class members have been appointed the law firms of Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint, P.C. and Blood Hurst & O’Reardon, LLP by the court. Class members do not have to pay for the lawyers but a percent of the settlement benefits will be allocated to the firms.