FitFlop Settlement Website

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who is in the Class?
  2. What is this lawsuit about?
  3. What are the terms of the settlement?
  4. How much will I get if I choose to accept the settlement?
  5. How can I receive more information?
  1. Who is in the Class?

    The class is composed of all residents of Canada who have purchased FitFlop Footwear up to and including July 8th, 2016.

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  2. What is this lawsuit about?

    A Settlement has been entered into by and among the Plaintiffs on behalf of themselves and the class and FitFlop Limited.  FitFlop has denied vigorously, and continues to deny, each and every allegation of liability and wrongdoing, and asserts that it has substantial factual and legal defenses to all the claims alleged and that such claims are without merit.  FitFlop has concluded that further conduct of the class action litigation would be protracted and expensive, and that it is desirable that this litigation be fully and finally settled in the manner and upon the terms and conditions set out in the Settlement Agreement. FitFlop has agreed to pay a maximum amount of $400,000 for payment of all notice costs, fees awarded to class counsel, honorarium awards, claims administration fees and expenses and valid claims. FitFlop has also agreed to the terms of the injunctive relief in the Settlement Agreement with respect to its advertising, labelling, and promotional materials.

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  3. What are the terms of the settlement?

    FitFlop shall provide no more than $400,000  for payment of all Notice Costs, Class Counsel Fees and Expenses, Honorarium Awards, Claims Administration Fees and Expenses,and valid Claims, inclusive of any applicable taxes. FitFlop also consents to the injunctive relief defined in the Settlement Agreement.

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  4. How much will I get if I choose to accept the settlement?

    Subject to upward and downward adjustments, the Settlement Benefits to be provided to Class Members who submit a valid Claim Form shall be as follows.  Class Members who claim Eligible Footwear in Category 1 are eligible for an Initial Amount of $25.00 and a Maximum Amount of $60.00. Class Members who claim Eligible Footwear in Category 2 are eligible for an Initial Amount of $40.00 and a Maximum Amount of $100.00.  Please be advised that the amount available in the Settlement Fund after all Notice Costs, Class Counsel Fees and Expenses, Honorarium Awards, Claims Administration Fees and Expenses and all applicable taxes, if any, have been paid shall be divided on a pro rata basis among the Class Members who have submitted valid Claims for one or more pairs of footwear, provided that in no case shall any Class Member receive more than the “Maximum Amount.”

     

    Class Members may recover payment for up to two pairs of FitFlop Footwear by submitting a Claim Form without proof of purchase. Class Members may recover Settlement Benefits for more than two pairs of FitFlop Footwear by submitting a Claim Form and providing valid and legible proof of purchase for each pair of FitFlop Footwear for which Settlement Benefits are sought.

     

    Adequate and customary procedures and standards will be used by the Claims Administrator to prevent the payment of fraudulent claims and to pay only legitimate claims.

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  5. How can I receive more information?

    A complete copy of the Settlement Agreement and detailed information on how to obtain or file a Claim Form are available on this Settlement Website you can also call the Claims Administrator at 1-855-730-8627.

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