Walmart could owe you up to $500 as lawsuit settlement: How to file a claim

Walmart buyers could get an unexpected windfall of cash as part of new class-action lawsuit settlement.

If you bought weighter goods between October 2018 and January 2024 you could be eligible to get a settlement check.

Here is everything you need to know.

How to file a claim

If you eligible you can submit a claim form online or through mail. It must be submitted online or postmarked by June 5, 2024.

Consumers will get payment electronically through ACH, Zelle, Venom or virtual pre paid MasterCard.

Those who prefer paper check or are unable to get electronic payment can request one.

How has Walmart responded to the lawsuit?

Walmart mediaperson shared the following ” We will continue providing our customers everyday low prices to help them save money on the products they want and need. We still deny the allegation however we believe as settlement is in best interest of both parties.”

What does the lawsuit say?

The class action lawsuit claims Walmart customers ” paid more than the lowest in-store advertised price” on the following products.

  • Select organic grapefruit, oranges, tangerines and navel oranges that were sold in bulk in plastic or mesh bags
  • Items that were sold by weight including poultry, pork, seafood and meat.

The lawsuit alleges the unit price on the sticker of sold by weight seafood products ” is materially less than the unit price charged to consumers at the register”.

For sold by weight products that are on clearance ” the total amount charged at the Point of Sale is greater than the advertised unit price multiplied by weight of product”

The document claims the walmart ” falsely inflates the product weight” on weighed products and mislabels the weight of bagged product.

.How has Walmart responded to the lawsuit?

A Walmart spokesperson shared the following statement with TODAY.com: “We will continue providing our customers everyday low prices to help them save money on the products they want and need. We still deny the allegations, however we believe a settlement is in the best interest of both parties.”

How much money will you receive?

Payment amounts based on what you bought during the Settlement Class Period.

” The amount that a Settlement Class Member will get depends on the number of people who submit valid Claim Forms because amounts are subject to pro rate decrease or increase and to a supplemental distribution”

  • Possible cash payment amounts
  • $10 if you dont have proof of purchase but attest that you bought up to 50 weighted goods and or bagged citrus in person during the Settlement Class Period.
  • Up to $500 if you have proof of buying for each weighted good and or bagged citrus that you bought in person during the Settlement Class Period and have amount you paid for each item.
  • You will get 2% of the total cost of the substantiated Weighted Goods and Bagged Citrus Purchased up to $500.
  • $20 if you do not have proof of buying but attest to purchasing 76-100 weighted goods and bagged citrus in person during the Settlement Class Period.
  • $25 if you do not have proof of buying but attest to purchasing 101 or more weighted goods and bagged citrus in person during the Settlement Class Period.
  • $15 if you do not have proof of buying attest 51-75 weighted goods and bagged citrus in person during the Settlement Class Period.

If you do not have receipts you might be able to get them from Walmart Website.

Who is eligible for a cash payment from the settlement?

Walmart has agreed to pay $45 million to consumers with some buyers getting up to $500.

Walmart consumers who shopped weighted goods and bagged citrus while shopping in person at a Walmart store., Supercenter or Neighborhood Market in US or Puerto Rico between Oct 19, 2018 and Jan 19, 2024 the Settlement Class Period could be eligible for cash payment.

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