Lawsuit – Kinder vs Meredith Magazine Class Action Settlement

Kinder vs Meredith Magazine Class Action Settlement:

  • This website contains the settlement information regarding the class action lawsuit Kinder vs Meredith Magazine Corporation
  • This settlement claims that Meredith Corporation distributed the subscription information of customers to third parties which violated the privacy laws of Michigan
  • Customers who were provided subscription services from Meredith Corporation between January 1, 2009 through March 28, 2014 are likely to be eligible members of this lawsuit
  • In order to receive a paid settlement for your claim you must submit a claim form – it is important to note that no settlement will be made unless the claim form is filed

Meredith Magazine provided many subscription based magazine services to customers in Michigan including such publications as AllRecipes, Heart Healthy Living, Ready Made, Midwest Living, and many others.  This lawsuit reached a settlement in which Meredith Corporation claimed it did not break the law by inappropriately providing subscription information of customers to third party companies – the court did not determine who was right in this case.

Members of the class can file to be part of the claim which includes a Settlement Fund of $7,500,00.  The ruling also insures that consent must be obtained in the future before any subscription information may be shared with a third party.  At this time, it is estimated the claim will result in approximately a $100 settlement per member of the class action lawsuit.

Additional Information About This Lawsuit and Filing a Claim:

  • To submit a claim you will need to provide your contact information as well as information regarding your subscription service during the claim period
  • At this time the expected final date to file a claim (45 days after the final hearing) will be June 25th, 2016 – claims should be filed before this date to insure they are recognized
  • If you do nothing at all you will not receive the monetary benefits of filing a claim – you also can exclude yourself should you choose to retain your rights regarding the case