www.iTunesInAppPurchaseSettlement.com – Apple In-App Purchase Lawsuit

One of the world’s largest companies is the center of a class action lawsuit revolving around claims that minors made in-app purchases of game currency without the permission of the account holder.  Apple denies any actions of wrong doing in the case.  The lawsuit is entitled In re Apple In-App Purchase Litigation and will be held in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.  All Apple Apps that were rated 4+, 9+, or 12+ are listed as part of the lawsuit.  Class members may be eligible for a cash payment or a credit equal to the total amount of Game Currency that a minor charged to your iTunes account without your knowledge or permission.  Many of these cases are children purchasing apps under their parents accounts.  If you do find yourself a part of this lawsuit you have until January 13, 2014 to file a claim.  Please note that the iTunesInAppPurchase Settlement is still pending a settlement fairness hearing that is scheduled for October 18, 2013 at 9:00 a.m..  This hearing will be held at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, Courtroom 4 (5th Floor), located at 280 South 1st Street, San Jose, California 95113.  Class members are not required to attend but may do so at their own expense.

Michael J. Boni and Joshua D. Snyder of Boni & Zack LLC and Simon B. Paris and Patrick Howard of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC have been assigned by the court to represent all class members.

A claim form can be filed online at the iTunesInAppPurchaseSettlement website.  If you have a claim number please select option 1.  If you do not have a claim number please select option 2.  Or you can print and mail the claim form using option 3.  If you would like to exclude yourself or object to the lawsuit you have until August 30, 2013 to do so.  A

To view a full list of  Qualified Apps named in the lawsuit please click here.