Kurtz/Honigman v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, et al.


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-01142-PKC-RML

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Attention Purchasers of Cottonelle, Scott, Huggies Pull-Ups, Poise, and Kotex-branded Flushable Wipes Between February 21, 2008 and May 19, 2022:  You may be entitled to payment from a proposed class action settlement.

• A settlement (the “Settlement”) has been reached in the class action cases of Kurtz v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., et al., No. 1:14 cv-1142-PKC-RML (“Kurtz Action”), and Honigman v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., No. 2:15-cv-2910-PKC-RML, both pending in federal court in the Eastern District of New York (the “Court”).


• You may be included in a class certified by the Court for purposes of settlement (the “Settlement Class”) if you are an individual over the age of 18 who purchased in the United States any Kimberly-Clark flushable wipes product sold under the Cottonelle, Scott, Huggies Pull-Ups, Poise, or Kotex brands (the “Products”), not for the purpose of resale, between February 21, 2008 and May 19, 2022.

• In connection with this Settlement, you may be entitled to: (i) seventy cents ($0.70) per package of Product purchased, up to $7.00 per Household (“Household” means, without limitation, all persons who share a single physical address), without proof of purchase; or (ii) one dollar and ten cents ($1.10) per package of Product purchased, up to $50.60 per Household, with proof of purchase.  Recovery is limited to one claim per Household, regardless of how many persons reside at an address, and each claimant may file only a single claim electing benefits with or without proof of purchase, but not both.  

• PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE COURT OR THE COURT CLERK’S OFFICE TO INQUIRE ABOUT THIS SETTLEMENT OR THE CLAIM PROCESS.


YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

Submit a claim for payment online or by mail. 

Be bound by the Settlement and give up your right to sue or continue to sue Kimberly-Clark for the claims released by the Settlement. 

This is the only way to receive a payment from the Settlement.

Must be received or submitted online by  August 16, 2022.
EXCLUDE YOURSELF (or “OPT OUT”)

Remove yourself from the Settlement Class and receive no payment by submitting a request for exclusion (or “opt out”). 

This is the only option that allows you to bring or join another lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark related to the Products. 

You may not submit a claim or object to the Settlement if you exclude yourself, and will receive no payment from this Settlement if you exclude yourself.

Must be received by August 17, 2022
OBJECT OR COMMENT

Write to the Court about what you do or do not like about the Settlement, the amount of attorneys’ fees and expenses, or the awards to Plaintiffs.

You may still submit a claim even if you object or comment.

If you submit a claim, you will still be bound by the Settlement even if you object or comment.

You cannot both request exclusion and also object.

 

Must be received by August 17, 2022
GO TO THE FINAL APPROVAL HEARING

Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, the amount of attorneys’ fees, or the awards to the Plaintiffs.

You may still submit a claim even if you go to the hearing.

Hearing is September 7, 2022

If you want to speak, you must submit a request to speak by August 17, 2022

DO NOTHING

You will receive no payment.

You will release your claims, and have no right to sue later for the claims released by the Settlement.




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Documents

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Exclusion Form

Exclusion Form

Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 You must complete and mail your request for exclusion form so that it is received no later than Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
  • Objection Deadline

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are received no later than Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
  • Claim Form Deadline

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022 You must submit your Claim Form on-line no later than Tuesday, August 16, 2022, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is received no later than Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022 The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Please check this website for updates.

Important Documents

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