UPDATE: On July 25, 2023, the Court entered a Final Order and Judgment approving the Settlement. Distribution of Settlement Awards began on September 25, 2023. Please email info@SafewayBOGOClassAction.com if you have any questions.
This lawsuit alleges that Safeway Inc. and its parent company, Albertsons Companies, Inc., (“the defendants”) violated certain laws by raising the price of certain meat products sold in their “Buy One, Get One Free” and “Buy One, Get Two Free” promotions to prices above the regular retail prices of those products. Safeway and Albertsons Companies deny any wrongdoing and have asserted various defenses that they believe are meritorious.
Who Is a Class Member?
You are a class member if you purchased certain meat products at Safeway stores located within Oregon, offered on a “Buy One, Get One Free” or “Buy One, Get Two Free” promotion, using a Safeway Club Card between May 4, 2015, and September 7, 2016.
Your Legal Rights and Options
|Stay in the class, receive a direct payment, and give up certain rights.
By doing nothing, you will stay in the class and, if the settlement is approved, you will receive a payment of approximately $200. You will give up any right you may have to sue the defendants separately regarding any claims that this settlement resolves. If you received a notice by mail or email, you will receive a direct payment in the amount of approximately $200. If you would like to update your information or to elect to receive a direct payment digitally, please submit a form HERE.
SUBMIT A CLAIM
|If you did not receive a notice by mail or email, but believe you are a Class Member, you must make a valid and timely claim in order to receive a payment. You may file a claim online HERE. If you did not receive a notice, you must file a claim form, and it must be postmarked or received no later than June 16, 2023.
Ask to be excluded
|Opt out of the settlement, receive no benefits from it, and retain your claims.
You may ask to be excluded from the settlement, in which case you will not receive a settlement payment, and your individual claims will not be released. But if you ask to be excluded, you cannot obtain compensation from the settlement. Opt-out forms must be submitted online HERE, or mailed or emailed to the Settlement Administrator, postmarked or received by June 16, 2023.
|Tell the Court why you believe the proposed settlement is unfair, unreasonable, or inadequate.
You may mail to the Settlement Administrator or file with the Court a written objection, postmarked no later than June 16, 2023, and/or appear at the Final Approval Hearing on July 10, 2023, at 9:00 AM, to tell the Court why you believe the proposed settlement is unfair, unreasonable, or inadequate.