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Just Born Candy Settlement Claim Form


Mateski, et al. v. Just Born, Inc., Case No. CIVDS1926742
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO

If you purchased a cardboard box of Mike and Ike® and/or Hot Tamales® candy, in any flavor or variety (the “Settlement Class Products”), you may be eligible to participate in the benefits of the proposed settlement in Mateski, et al. v. Just Born, Inc. To participate, you must fill this claim form out completely and either (i) mail it to the address given below, or (ii) submit it online through the Settlement website below. This Claim form must be postmarked or electronically filed no later than November 10, 2020. If you provide incomplete or inaccurate information, your claim may be denied.

  • Please read the full notice of this settlement (available here) carefully before filling out this Form.
  • To be eligible to receive any benefits from the settlement obtained in this class action lawsuit, you must complete or submit your claim form online or by mail:
    ONLINE: Fill out and submit your claim below; or
    MAIL: Just Born Candy Settlement Claims Administrator, PO Box 232, Valparaiso, IN 46384.
  • Keep a copy of your completed Claim Form for your records. Any documents you submit with your Claim Form cannot be returned.
  • If your claim is rejected for any reason, the Claims Administrator will notify you of the rejection and the reasons for such rejection.

Part A: Claimant Information

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Part B: Purchase Information

  • To be eligible for a payment you must not have previously received a refund for your purchase of the Settlement Class Product.
  • To qualify for cash or vouchers, you must have purchased one or more Settlement Class Products.
    a. If you provide a receipt for the Settlement Class Products, you can choose either a cash refund of 50 cents per box purchased with a maximum of $8, or a voucher for one free box for every two boxes purchased, capped at eight (8) free boxes.
    b. If you do not provide a receipt for the Settlement Class Products, but complete this Claim Form under penalty of perjury, you will receive a voucher for one free box for every two boxes purchased, capped at eight (8) free boxes.
    c. If the amount in the Settlement Fund (net of costs of notice and settlement administration, Settlement Class Counsel’s attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses and the incentive awards for Plaintiffs), is either less or more than the amount of the total cash claims submitted by Claimants, the claims of each Claimant will be decreased or increased, respectively, pro rata, to ensure the Settlement Fund is exhausted, with no reversion from the Settlement Fund to Defendant. Cash payouts will be adjusted pro rata up or down in the event of under- or over-subscription, respectively, of the Cash Claim Fund; voucher payouts will be adjusted pro rata up or down in the event of under- or over-subscription, respectively, of the Voucher Claim Fund. Pro rata upward adjustment of cash and voucher claims shall be capped at a multiple of 9-times and 3-times, respectively, the claimed amounts. Any amounts remaining in the Cash Claim Fund or Voucher Claim Fund after checks and vouchers are issued and cashed or expired shall be disbursed cy pres. Claimants shall be limited to redeeming eight (8) boxes at any one time.
  • Please fill out the chart below identifying the purchase transaction(s) for which you are making a claim:

  • TOTAL NUMBER OF CLASS PRODUCTS

    Write the total number of Class Products you purchased in the United States between February 3, 2013 and July 23, 2020 in the chart below:

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