Fulton Dental, LLC v. Bisco, Inc Class Action Settlement

Welcome to the Fulton Dental, LLC v. Bisco, Inc Settlement Website

Summary

Plaintiff Fulton Dental, LLC (“Plaintiff”) sued Bisco alleging that it received a facsimile advertisement sent by Bisco promoting its goods or services for sale. Plaintiff further alleges that the faxes in question did not contain an opt-out notice as required by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227. Plaintiff alleged that the sending of these faxes violated the TCPA. Plaintiff sought to represent a class of persons to whom Bisco sent the alleged unsolicited advertising facsimiles. Bisco denies these allegations, but has agreed to settle to avoid the costs and uncertainties of litigation. Plaintiff has brought this action on behalf of itself and the Settlement Class set forth below. The Court has preliminarily certified the Settlement Class which has been defined as:

All persons or entities within the United States to whom Bisco, Inc. or Bisco Dental Products Co. sent a facsimile from December 8, 2011 through December 8, 2015, and who are identified by their fax numbers in Bisco’s fax log Bates numbered B00020-1307.

 

Your Legal Rights and Options

(1) Submit a Claim Form. You must complete and submit a Claim Form by January 30, 2018 (“Claims Deadline”) to receive a payment. The value of each individual settlement payment cannot be determined until the Claims Deadline has passed and all claims have been verified.

(2) Exclude Yourself. If you do not wish to participate in the settlement you may exclude yourself from it by January 30, 2018 by sending (via US Mail) a letter to Burke Law Offices, LLC, 155 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 9020, Chicago, IL 60601 or the Settlement Class Administrator, Fulton Dental, LLC. v. Bisco, Inc. Settlement Class Administrator, P.O. Box 404041, Louisville, KY 40233-4041, which must state your name or your company’s name, address, the fax number to which you were sent the fax; must state that you wish to be excluded from the Settlement Class; and must be signed by you. If you exclude yourself from the settlement you will not receive a payment and you will not release any claims you may have against Bisco.

 (3) Object. If you do not exclude yourself, you can file an objection explaining why you think the Court should not approve any part of the settlement. The objection must be written and contain the case name and number; your name and address; the fax number to which you were sent the fax; a statement of your objection; an explanation of the legal and factual basis for the objection; and documentation, if any, to support your objection; The objection must be filed by January 30, 2018 with (1) the Clerk of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 219 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60604; and sent to (2) Settlement Class Counsel.

(4) Do Nothing. If you do nothing you will not receive a monetary recovery and you will be bound by all the terms of the Settlement Agreement.

Important Deadlines

Date

Claim Form Submission

January 30, 2018

Request for Exclusion

January 30, 2018

Objection

January 30, 2018

Final Approval Hearing

March 7, 2018