VIRGINIA RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION AND CLASS ACTION CAPITAL PARTNERSHIP PORTAL
Virginia Retail Merchants Association has partnered with Class Action Capital, a market leader in class action settlement claim management. Class Action Capital is successfully working with over 5,000 corporate clients across the country. Class Action Capital specializes in the research, education, data collection and filing of complex class action settlements.
Many companies do not have the time, resources or relevant data available to file a settlement claim. Class Action Capital will work with you to submit a fully comprehensive claim recovery while minimizing the use of your employees’ time, internal resources and the risk of error when handling independently. Class Action Capital will handle all the heavy lifting while recovering your pro-rata settlement share.
Class Action Capital’s pricing model is simple in that we work on a contingency fee basis whereby we receive a percentage of your financial recovery only after your claim is recovered. Once you sign up for our claim management services we will immediately get to work preparing and building your comprehensive claim.
Please see below for a listing of the applicable settlements and our claim authorization form.
Payment Card Interchange Fee Settlement: Approximately $6.5 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 25, 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 this settlement. Information about the settlement will also be published in a variety of media outlets. The tentative deadline for members to exclude themselves is July 23, 2019 with a fairness hearing tentatively 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 and 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