Welcome to the Torczyner v. Staples, Inc Settlement Website United States District Court, Southern District of California
Case no. 16-cv-2965 JM (JLB)
The District Court has approved the settlement, however, an appeal of that order has been filed. We do not have an estimate for how long resolution of the appeal will take. Please be patient and check this site periodically for future updates on the status of the settlement.
All United States Staples Rewards® members who, from March 24, 2009 to April 25, 2017,  bought a Rewards-eligible product and a non-Rewards eligible product in the same transaction,  used an item-specific coupon on the non-Rewards eligible product, and  were negatively impacted by Staples’s pro rata coupon accounting.
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THIS CLASS OF PERSONS, YOU SHOULD READ THIS WEBSITE CAREFULLY BECAUSE IT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
A settlement (“Settlement”) has been proposed in the class action lawsuit referenced above pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California (“Action”). If the Court gives final approval to the Settlement, Staples, Inc. (“Staples”) will provide for each Class Member who properly and timely completes and submits a Claim Form $10 in Staples Rewards, subject to the additional conditions explained on this website.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
|SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM
||This is the only way to get a Settlement Reward under the Settlement. You may securely file a claim online or create a customized form to print out and mail in to the Settlement Administrator.
July 24, 2017
||If you exclude yourself from the Settlement, you will not receive a Settlement Reward under the Settlement. Excluding yourself is the only option that allows you to bring or maintain your own lawsuit against Staples regarding the allegations in the Action ever again.
July 24, 2017
||You may write to the Court about why you object to (i.e., don’t like) the Settlement and think it shouldn’t be approved. Submitting an objection does not exclude you from the Settlement.
July 24, 2017
|GO TO THE “FAIRNESS HEARING”
||The Court will hold a “Fairness Hearing” to consider the Settlement, the request for attorneys’ fees and costs of the lawyers who brought the Action, and the Representative Plaintiff’s request for service awards for bringing the Action. You may, but are not required to, speak at the Fairness Hearing about any objection you filed to the Settlement. If you intend to speak at the Fairness Hearing, you must also submit a “Notice of Intention to Appear” to the Court and the parties’ attorneys, indicating your intent to do so.
August 28, 2017
||You will not receive a Settlement Reward under the Settlement. You will also give up your right to object to the Settlement and you will be not be able to be part of any other lawsuit about the legal claims in this case.
- These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in more detail on this website.
- The Court in charge of this Action has preliminarily approved the Settlement and must decide whether to give final approval to the Settlement. The relief provided to Class Members will be provided only if the Court gives final approval to the Settlement and, if there are any appeals, after the appeals are resolved in favor of the Settlement. Please be patient.