Russell Jones et al. v.
EEG, Inc., et al.

Philadelphia County
Court of Common Pleas
Civil Division

Case No. 160800812


CLASS DEFINITION: All customers who paid for a student-provided cosmetology service at one of EEG’s student salon clinics in Pennsylvania between August 12, 2009 and January 12, 2017, or at one of EEG’s student salon clinics in New Jersey between July 2, 2009 and January 12, 2017.

Important Dates

March 23, 2017 - Deadline to request Exclusion from the Settlement Class

March 23, 2017 - Deadline to Object

April 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Final Approval Hearing

April 22, 2017 - Deadline to File a claim

The Notice informs you of a proposed settlement (“Settlement”) of a class action claim against EEG, Inc. d/b/a “Empire Beauty School” (“Empire”), Frank Schoeneman and Michael D. Bouman (collectively “Defendants”). Empire has agreed, under the terms of the Settlement, to provide you with an opportunity to submit a valid and timely Proof of Claim through which you may be eligible to receive compensation as further discussed below.

SUMMARY OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:

SUBMIT A PROOF OF CLAIM

If you are an eligible Settlement Class Member who visited an EEG clinic less than Five (5) times during the Settlement Class Period and you wish to receive either a one-time payment of up to $10.00 or six $5 Services Vouchers valued at $30.00 for use at one of Empire’s student salons in Pennsylvania or New Jersey to receive future services, or if you are an eligible Settlement Class Member who visited an EEG clinic Five (5) times or more during the Settlement Class Period and you wish to receive a one-time payment of up to $10.00 and six $5 Services Vouchers valued at $30.00 for use at one of Empire’s student salons in Pennsylvania or New Jersey to receive future services, you need to complete and submit a Proof of Claim in a timely manner. The Proof of Claim is necessary to ensure that only eligible Settlement Class Members receive a benefit. A Proof of Claim form is available by clicking here or by calling the Claims Administrator toll free at 1-855-648-7266 or by writing the Claims Administrator at Empire Litigation, Claims Administrator, 1801 Market Street, Suite 660, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

DO NOTHING

By doing nothing, you forfeit the opportunity to receive any compensation and you give up any rights to sue Defendants, and certain parties related to them, separately about the claims that have been or could have been asserted in this lawsuit.

ASK TO BE EXCLUDED

By asking to be excluded, you will not share in this Settlement. This is the only option that allows you to keep any rights to sue Defendants about the same legal claims in this lawsuit.

Click here for more information on how to exclude yourself from the Settlement.

OBJECT

You may write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement.

Click here for more information on how to object to the Settlement.

GO TO A HEARING

You may ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.

Your rights and options – and the deadlines to exercise them – are explained in detail in the Notice.

The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be made if the Court approves the Settlement and after appeals are resolved. Please be patient.


CONTACT THE SETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATOR

Mail:
Empire Litigation  
Claims Administrator
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Email: info@EmpireBeautySchoolSettlement.com

Phone: 1-855-648-7266

Fax: 1-215-525-0209

CLICK HERE to submit your Claim online or CLICK HERE to download the Claim Form.

DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT OR THE CLERK OF THE COURT WITH INQUIRIES.

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