Outlet Pricing Settlement

Safransky v. Fossil Group, Inc., and Fossil Stores I, Inc.

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF VENTURA   

 Case No. 56-2019-00526181-CU-BT-VTA 

IF YOU PURCHASED OUTLET-EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE FROM A FOSSIL OUTLET STORE IN CALIFORNIA, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AWARD USABLE FOR FUTURE PURCHASES.


A settlement (the “Settlement”) has been proposed in the class action lawsuit referenced above pending in the Superior Court of the State of California in the County of Ventura (the “Action”). If the Court gives final approval to the Settlement, Fossil Group, Inc., and Fossil Stores I, Inc.(“Fossil”) will provide, for each eligible Class Member (eligibility described below), one Merchandise Certificate for $11.00 off a future purchase (no minimum purchase) at a Fossil outlet store in California, subject to the additional conditions explained in the Notice available on the Documents tab of this website.


Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act. Read the notice carefully.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

If you did not receive direct notice of this Settlement via email or postcard, but want to obtain a Merchandise Certificate, you must submit a Claim Form, along with proof of Qualifying Purchase. 

A Claim Form is available on the Documents tab of this website.

Deadline:  August 1, 2019

EXCLUDE YOURSELF

If you exclude yourself from the Settlement, you will not receive a Merchandise Certificate under the Settlement.  Excluding yourself is the only option that allows you to bring or maintain your own lawsuit against Fossil regarding the allegations in the Action ever again. 

Deadline:  August 1, 2019

OBJECT

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. 

Deadline:  August 1, 2019

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 a service award for bringing the Action.   You may, but are not required to, speak at the Fairness Hearing.  If you intend to speak at the Fairness Hearing, you must also submit a “Notice of Intention to Appear” indicating your intent to do so. 

Hearing Date and Time:
September 13, 2019, 8:20 a.m.

DO NOTHING

If you received direct notice of this Settlement via email or postcard, you will receive one (1) Merchandise Certificate for $11.00 off any purchase (no minimum purchase). If you did not receive direct notice, you will receive nothing, unless you submit a timely and valid Claim Form, along with proof of Qualifying Purchase. 

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. 


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These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in more detail in the Notice, which can be found on the Documents tab of 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.