NATIONAL DENTAL ASSOCIATION & CLASS ACTION CAPITAL PARTNERSHIP PORTAL
The National Dental Association has partnered with Class Action Capital, a market leader in class action settlement claims management. Class Action Capital is successfully working with a over 6,000 clients, 1,000 of whom are in the healthcare industry.
Class Action Capital specializes in the research, data collection, analysis and filing of complex class action settlement claims. Our value is handling the entire class action settlement landscape and bringing to your attention those settlements which are the most financially beneficial. Our pricing model is simple in that we operate on a contingency fee basis and only receive a fee as a percentage of your financial recovery.
Class Action Capital’s offer is to assist you in recovering your pro-rata share of the settlement funds by handling all the heavy lifting. Most organizations we work with are eligible for these refunds but do not wish to pursue due to limitations on their time and resources. As a National Dental Association partner, Class Action Capital will work on your behalf in order to submit a fully comprehensive claim while minimizing the use your time, internal resources and the risk of mistake if you were to take on claims management on your own.
Through our partnership with the National Dental Association, Class Action Capital will identify both healthcare as well as non-healthcare recovery opportunities ensuring your organization does not miss out on often unknown recovery opportunities.
Payment Card Interchange Fee Settlement: Approximately $6 Billion
On September 18, 2018 an agreement was reached on behalf of all merchants who accepted VISA and/ or MasterCard branded credit or debit cards between January 1, 2004 through January 24, 2019. The settlement fund will be between $5.54 – $6.24 billion depending on the number of class members who exclude themselves from the settlement. On January 24, 2019, the court preliminarily approved the new settlement and in the coming months known class members are expected to be mailed notices about their legal rights, including their right to exclude themselves from participating in the settlement and pursue legal proceedings on their own. Information about the settlement will be published in a variety of media outlets as well. The tentative deadline for members to exclude themselves is July 23, 2019 with a fairness hearing scheduled for November 7, 2019.
While claim forms are not available yet and potential claimants do not need to sign up with a third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief, the difficulty may be understanding what information will be provided by the defendants, how that applies to your organization, as well as what additional information can be provided to the court administrator to ensure a complete claim. No-cost assistance will be available from the court administrator and class counsel during the claim filing period. If the court grants the settlement final approval an any appeals are resolved, the court will approve a claim process and establish a claim deadline. Updates about the settlement can be found on the official court authorized settlement website at https://www.paymentcardsettlement.com
Dental Supply Settlement: Approximately $80 million
This settlement resolves allegations that the largest distributors of dental supplies and equipment agreed not to compete on price for the sale of dental products, coordinated to fix gross margins, boycott rivals with disruptive business models and to limit the interfirm hiring or poaching of each other’s sales representatives.
Your business may be eligible if you purchased dental supplies and/ or equipment from Henry Schein, Patterson, Benco or Burkhart Dental Supply Company between August 31, 2008 through March 31, 2016.
The deadline to file a claim is October 31, 2019.