Safeway To Pay $42M In Grocery Delivery Markup Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 1, 2015, 10:05 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday signed off on a $41.9 million judgment in a breach-of-contract class action brought by Safeway Inc. customers accusing the supermarket chain of overcharging for groceries ordered online.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar approved a judgment awarding damages of approximately $31 million for the certified class, along with prejudgment interest of $10.9 million. Safeway said it disagreed with the judge's previous rulings on liability, damages and a March 2014 class certification, and reserved the right to appeal the final judgment, according to court documents.

An attorney for the Safeway customers said they were satisfied with...

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