Walgreen To Pay $11M To End Prescription Robocall Suit
By Caroline Simson (March 27, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT) -- Walgreen Co. has agreed to pay $11 million to end a class suit accusing it of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing robocalls to customers' cellphones with prerecorded prescription reminder messages, according to documents filed Thursday in Illinois federal court.
The deal stipulates that Walgreens will pay $11 million into a settlement fund, which will be used to pay class members' claims and will fund notice and settlement administration expenses, along with attorneys' fees. Putative class members can expect to receive around $20 each for their claims, according to the motion.
Included in the proposed nationwide class are all...
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