CHRISTA ROBEY v. EEG, INC. and FRANK SCHOENEMAN

DOCKET NO. CAM-L-1462-19

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY CAMDEN COUNTY LAW DIVISION

ATTENTION: ALL PERSONS WHO RECEIVED A COSMETOLOGY SERVICE AT AN EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY BETWEEN JANUARY 13, 2017 AND JANUARY 13, 2020.

The notice informs you of a proposed settlement (“Settlement”) of class action claims against EEG, Inc. and Frank Schoeneman (collectively “Defendants”). Under the terms of the Settlement, and as further discussed below, you may be eligible to receive certain benefits if you submit a valid and timely Claim Form.


Important Dates

May 23, 2020 — Exclusion Request Deadline

May 23, 2020 — Objection Deadline

June 12, 2020 — Court Hearing

July 27, 2020 — Claim Form Deadline


SUMMARY OF YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:

Receive a Benefit by Submitting a Claim Form

If you are an eligible Settlement Class Member and complete and submit a Claim Form in a timely manner, you will receive up to four $5 Service Vouchers (with a total value of $20.00) that can be redeemed in exchange for, or discounts against, student-provided services at any Empire Beauty School in New Jersey (subject to applicable terms and conditions). The Claim Form is necessary to ensure that only eligible Settlement Class Members receive a benefit. A Claim Form is available here, by calling the Claims Administrator toll free at (833)-556-6383, or by writing the Claims Administrator at Empire Beauty School Litigation Claims Administrator, 1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Do Nothing

By doing nothing, you forfeit the opportunity to receive any benefits under the Settlement and you also give up any rights you may have 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 forfeit the opportunity to receive benefits under the Settlement, but you will preserve any rights you may have to sue Defendants separately about the claims that have been or could have been asserted in this lawsuit.

Object

If you choose to participate in the Settlement but object to its terms, you may write to the Court and explain why you do not like the Settlement.

Go To A Hearing

If you choose to participate in the Settlement but object to its terms, you may ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.

The Fairness Hearing will be held on June 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County, Hall of Justice, 101 S. Fifth Street, Camden, NJ 08001.


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

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