$1.8 Million Class Action Settlement for DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen
Dollar General Corp. and related defendants have agreed to a $1.8 million settlement that will benefit select buyers of DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen, regardless of whether they have proof of purchase or no.
The Class Involved
The Class includes everyone in the United States who purchased DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen for personal or home use between September 15, 2016, and June 8, 2021.
The Class Action Lawsuit
The company was accused of utilizing misleading marketing and sales techniques to produce and sell its over-the-counter DG Health infants’ pain reliever and fever reducer, as per a class action lawsuit.
Dollar General’s healthcare brand, DG Health, includes over-the-counter medications, feminine hygiene products, and more.
Dollar General denies any misconduct or liability but has agreed to the David Levy Settlement to avoid the risks and costs of further litigation.
The David Levy Settlement
Class Members who show proof of purchase for all of their covered items during the Class Period will get a $1.70 partial reimbursement for each 1 fl. oz. and 2 fl. oz. bottle of infants’ acetaminophen for which they have a valid proof of purchase.
If Class Members have proof of purchase, there is no limit to the amount of compensation they can get. However, each household is limited to one claim only.
Class Members will be entitled to a partial refund of $1.70 for each 1 fl. oz. and 2 fl. oz. bottle of infants’ acetaminophen for up to three units, for a total of up to $5.10 per household, if they do not have proof of purchase.
According to the settlement website, class members will not be reimbursed for any bottles purchased in excess of three unless they have proof of purchase for each bottle, including those purchased over the three-bottle maximum.
In addition to monetary compensation, the defendants have agreed not to sell DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen unless the product label or packaging states that the liquid medicine in the product contains the same concentration of liquid acetaminophen found in DG Health Children’s Acetaminophen or contains substantially similar language.
On October 28, 2021, a final hearing in the DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen settlement (David Levy Settlement) will be held.
The deadline to request to be excluded from the settlement or to object to it is October 11, 2021.
By August 27, 2021, claims must be made online or by mail.
Editor’s Note on David Levy Settlement 2021:
This article is published to inform you of the latest settlement made by Dollar General Corp. to settle their Infants’ Acetaminophen class action lawsuit.
Case Name & No.: David Levy, et al. v. Dolgencorp LLC, et al., Case No. 3:20-cv-01037-TJC-MCR
Jurisdiction: United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Products/Services: DG Health Infants’ Acetaminophen
Allegations: The company was accused of utilizing misleading marketing and sales techniques to produce and sell its over-the-counter DG Health infants’ pain reliever and fever reducer
Status: To Be Settled
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