Who is a Class Member
Class members of the American Screening Unsolicited Fax Advertisement Class Action Settlement includes “all persons and entities in the United States who were sent the advertisement at issue in this case which stated ‘American Screening Complete Drug Testing Solutions **We Will Save You Money**’ for the time period starting August 8, 2012 to the date this settlement agreement is fully executed.”
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Settlement Class members who submit a valid claim will receive a pro rata share of the settlement fund. Your exact payment will depend on how many Settlement Class members submit Claim Forms. It is estimated there are approximately 7,160 Settlement Class members who were sent one fax. There is a possibility Settlement Class Members will recover more than $599.99.
Proof of Purchase
American Screening Unsolicited Fax Advertisement Settlement Notes
- Podiatry in Motion Inc. v. American Screening LLC
- Case No. 16 C 7928
- Pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Plaintiff Podiatry in Motion brought this class action lawsuit against American Screening alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsolicited fax advertisements. Specifically, the lawsuit says that on August 4, 2016, Podiatry in Motion received an unsolicited 2-page fax from American Screening offering to sell testing products.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act or TCPA expressly prohibits unsolicited fax advertising, noting that “the recipient is deprived of its paper and ink or toner and the use of its fax machine. The recipient also wastes valuable time it would have spent on something else. Unsolicited faxes prevent fax machines from receiving and sending authorized faxes, cause wear and tear on fax machines, and require labor to attempt to identify the source and purpose of the unsolicited faxes.”
American Screening denies the allegations but agreed to settle to avoid continued litigation. Complete details about the case and settlement are provided on the Class Counsel’s website.
Class members who wish to object to or exclude themselves from the American Screening Unsolicited Fax Advertisement settlement must do so by April 16, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement must submit a claim form on or before April 16, 2018.
- 4/16/18: Claim Form Deadline
- 4/16/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
- 5/24/18: Final Hearing at 10:00 am CT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).
*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check the American Screening Junk Fax TCPA Settlement website to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.
- Mail: Podiatry In Motion, Inc. v. American Screening, LLC. Class-Settlement.com, PO Box 9009, Hicksville, NY 11802-9009
- Daniel A. Edelman and Dulijaza (Julie) Clark of Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin LLC