There are a good number of class action settlements that are winding down and the window for consumers to file for their share of the settlement is closing with it -- as early as in the next week or two.
ConsumerAffairs found these settlements that end soon, courtesy of ClassAction.org. Click on the name of the company to get to the settlement website.
If you own or lease a 2015-2020 Outback, 2015-2020 Forester, 2015-2020 Legacy, 2015-2020 WRX or 2019-2020 Ascent, you may be included in this settlement.
This settlement includes Florida residents who received a text message from SmileDirectClub between July 1, 2021 and December 30, 2022.
This FTC settlement covers AT&T customers who had an unlimited data plan with the company at some point between October 1, 2011 and June 30, 2015 and who have not already received payment or refunds in the matter.
If you bought Wesson cooking oil prior to July 2017 in certain states listed on the settlement site, you may be able to claim a piece of a newly proposed $3 million settlement.
If you were affected by the Preferred Home Care data breach that occurred between January 8 and January 10, 2021, you may be able to claim a piece of this settlement. Typical amount: $3,900.
You may be covered by this settlement if your personal information was affected by the March 2022 Snap-on data breach. Typical amount: $3,250.
This settlement is open to those who paid for a subscription to The Kiplinger Letter, Kiplinger’s Investing for Income, Personal Finance Magazine, The Kiplinger Tax Letter or Kiplinger’s Retirement Report for delivery to a Michigan address between December 24, 2015 and July 30, 2016. Typical settlement: $248
If you bought Vizzy hard seltzer beverages between January 1, 2020 and March 10, 2023, you may be covered by this settlement.
Discover (credit card)
You may be covered by this settlement if you received artificial or prerecorded voice calls from Discover between August 25, 2017 and February 7, 2023 regarding a credit card account that did not belong to you. Typical amount: $40
Other class action lawsuits in the beginning stages
There are a number of what could be profitable settlements waiting for consumers if some of the class action lawsuits that are being filed come to fruition. Make note of these and keep an eye out for how you can apply for your portion of the settlement.
Twitter: ClassAction.org says that attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed in light of allegations that Twitter said it was collecting information from users for account security purposes but secretly used the data to target them with ads.
Diet Pepsi: If you’re a Diet Pepsi drinker, heads up. ClassAction says that attorneys are investigating whether Diet Pepsi contains toxic chemicals known as PFAS and, if so, whether a class action lawsuit could be filed over the issue.
Roundup: Several lawsuits have been filed claiming that the herbicide Roundup a) can cause cancer, and b) that the manufacturer was lax in warning people about the risk.
Ford Motor: ClassAction also reported that drivers have reported problems with their vehicle’s transmissions when starting, accelerating, and shifting. Attorneys are now investigating whether a class action is possible.