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$40 Million Class-Action Skechers Lawsuit Settlement Checks Will Be Sent to Consumers This Week, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC
Date:7/17/2013

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 18, 2013

The Skechers Lawsuit Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC are reporting that consumers who participated in a class-action Skechers lawsuit should expect to receive a Skechers settlement check within the coming week, as a settlement administrator has recently started mailing out refund checks to the more than 509,000 plaintiffs in this case. Consumers who receive these Skechers lawsuit settlement checks will have until October 10, 2013 to cash them, and the specific amounts of the checks will depend on the precise portion of their claim that was approved. In general, however, consumers involved in this Skechers Lawsuit case are eligible to receive a full refund for the purchase of their Skechers Shape-Ups (up to $80), their Resistance Runner shoes (up to $84), their Podded Sole shoes (up to $54) and their Tone-Ups (up to $40) as part of this Skechers lawsuit settlement. [blog.chron.com/advocate/2013/07/40-
million-in-skechers-refunds-headed-to-consumers/?
cmpid=htx July 2013]

In May 2013, Federal Judge Thomas B. Russell of Louisville approved a deal that granted a $40 million settlement to the hundreds of thousands of consumers in this class-action Skechers lawsuit. This case consolidated more than 70 Skechers lawsuits throughout the U.S., and the judge’s approval of the $40 million settlement in this class-action Skechers lawsuit had been handed down just about one year after Skechers and the plaintiffs had initially agreed upon it.

While the two primary plaintiffs in this Skechers lawsuit will receive $2,500, the attorneys representing the consumers have been awarded a total of $5 million to split, which will not come out of the $40 million awarded to consumers. Once all of the other consumers who were plaintiffs in this case have received their refund checks, any remaining money will be sent to the FTC, according to Judge Russell’s ruling.
[bigstory.ap.org/article/judge-oks-class-action-settlement-over-skechers May 2013]

Wright & Schulte, LLC specializes in defending the rights of those who have suffered severe injuries after using products with defective or dangerous designs. Our experienced Skechers attorneys have a proven track record of successfully going up against large corporations. We are here for individuals who think that they have been injured due to these toning shoes to speak to our Skechers lawyers by visiting yourlegalhelp.com or by calling 1-800-399-0795.

Deceptive Advertising Regarding Skechers Toning Shoes Alleged Benefits

At the heart of this recently settled class-action Skechers lawsuit was the claim that Skechers intentionally misled consumers in advertising for its toning shoes by claiming that these shoes provided health benefits that had not been substantiated by scientific evidence. Specifically, Skechers toning shoes ads claimed that wearing these shoes could tone leg and buttocks muscles, tighten abdominal muscles, and reduce knee joint stress.

However, an independent study conducted by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and published in June 2010 found that, “there is simply no evidence to support the claims that these shoes will help wearers exercise more intensely, burn more calories or improve muscle strength and tone.” [acefitness.org/getfit/studies/toningshoes072010.pdf June 2010]

Although Skechers has denied allegations of falsely advertising the health benefits of its toning shoes, company representatives have stated that Skechers ultimately decided to settle this case to avoid having to a endure a long, expensive trial. In fact, when the $40 million settlement was first reached in May 2012, Skechers' chief financial officer, David Weinberg, stated that, “while we vigorously deny the allegations made in these legal proceedings and looked forward to vindicating these claims in court, Skechers could not ignore the exorbitant cost and endless distraction of several years spent defending multiple lawsuits in multiple courts across the country.” [abcnews.go.com/Business/skechers-pay-40-million-toning-shoe-claims/story?id=16359254#.UZJCRbWG3zw May 2012]

About Wright & Schulte LLC
Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury firm, is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people. Every day, the attorneys of Wright & Schulte LLC stand up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged by defective drugs and their side effects, complications from defective medical devices, and unsafe consumer products. We will fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions. If you’re looking for a law firm that will guarantee the aggressive and personal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte LLC today. Free case evaluations are available through yourlegalhelp.com or by calling 1-800-399-0795.

Contact:
Wright & Schulte LLC
812 East National Road
Vandalia, Ohio 45377
1-800-399-0795
http://www.yourlegalhelp.com

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