Forget scouring for loose change under the sofa. A treasure trove of potential cash awaits in the world of class-action lawsuits.
Millions are awarded each year to eligible individuals, and February alone holds several deadlines to claim your share.
Dive into this list and see if you can make extra money from past wrongs.
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Claim-filing deadline: 2/5/24
This lawsuit alleges that Shutterfly was deceitful in advertising discounts on merchandise in its online store.
If you purchased something from Shutterfly between April 1, 2018, and Aug. 25, 2023, the settlement may qualify you for a $25 voucher for a future purchase at Shutterfly.com.
Claim-filing deadline: 2/5/24
This lawsuit is a double-whammy: It alleges that Juul Labs didn’t provide accurate information on the addictiveness or safety of its products and that products were unlawfully targeted to minors.
If you bought Juul products on or before Dec. 7, 2022, you might receive a payment from the settlement.
Claim-filing deadline: 2/6/24
This lawsuit alleges that Grande Cosmetics did not disclose potential side effects and adverse reactions linked to an ingredient — specifically isopropyl cloprostenate — in its GrandeLASH-MD, GrandeBROW, and GrandeHAIR products.
The settlement allows you to fill out a claim form if you purchased these products between Jan. 1, 2018, and Dec. 14, 2023, for personal or professional use.
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Claim-filing deadline: 2/7/24
Clorox, the maker of Pine-Sol products, settled on many of its recalled cleaning products.
You may be entitled to compensation if you purchased any of these products between Nov. 1, 2018, and Nov. 15, 2023. Note that this suit applies only to specific Pine-Sol Scented products and that the original Pine Scent product is excluded.
Claim-filing deadline: 2/9/24
Lyons Magnus — makers of a variety of specialty syrups, beverages, and frozen desserts — allegedly failed to disclose its products could contain cronobacter sakazakii and/or clostridium botulinum, which can cause infections and life-threatening conditions.
If you have bought any of these products between April 1, 2021, and Oct. 27, 2022, you can be reimbursed for your purchases as part of a settlement.
Chick-fil-A delivery fees
Claim-filing deadline: 2/15/24
A settlement was reached in a class-action lawsuit alleging that some Chick-fil-A customers in Georgia, Florida, California, New York, and New Jersey received misleading information about delivery fees and menu prices.
If you lived in these states and made a delivery order in the Chick-fil-A One App or on its website between Nov. 1, 2019, and April 30, 2021, you may receive up to $29.25 cash or a gift card for the same amount.
Claim-filing deadline: 2/17/24
This lawsuit alleges that the makers of the drug Suboxone violated antitrust laws, forcing consumers to overpay for the medication and harming market competition.
As part of the settlement, if you purchased Suboxone for yourself or others between Dec. 22, 2011, and Aug.21, 2023, you can fill out a claim form to be reimbursed.
Fortnite (Epic Games)
Claim-filing deadline: 2/29/24
The FTC reached a settlement with Epic Games, makers of Fortnite. The FTC alleged that the company charged users for unwanted in-game purchases.
Players charged for unwanted purchases between January 2017 and September 2022 can file a form to receive compensation.
Class action lawsuits cover a wide range of violations, from false advertising to contaminated products.
If you’ve purchased any of these products, you can file a claim to receive compensation.
Most settlements won’t make you rich, but they can boost your bank account for a few minutes of your time.