Class Eligibility

“all individuals in the United States to whose wireless telephones Defendant, it affiliates, subsidiaries, or someone on one of their behalves, sent a nonemergency text message through the use of automatic telephone dialing system, from October 9, 2011, up to and including December 24, 2015.”

Estimated Amount

up to $103.39

This is a settlement subject to pro rata distribution among all qualifying claims

Proof of Purchase

Cell #

Case Name

Lijana Shestopal v. Follett Higher Education Group Inc.,
Case No. 15-cv-8980
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Case Summary

This settlement resolves allegations that the defendant sent unwanted/unsolicited texts in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

According to the lawsuit the plaintiff received non-emergency texts related to marketing of their products and services

Follett denies all accusations of wrongdoing but has agreed to settle

Settlement Pool

$3,500,000

Deadline

01/20/2017

Contact


Shestopal v. Follett Higher Education Group
Settlement Administrator
c/o Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC)
PO Box 43436
Providence, RI 02940-3436
1-855-306-9630

21 responses to “Follett Higher Education TCPA Unwanted Text Class Action Settlement”

  1. isaac daniels says:

    I would like to become part of the class action settlement.

    ADMIN – Hi Isaac,

    If you are a member of the class please file a claim.

  2. DAV says:

    LINK FOR CLAIM NOT WORKING

    ADMIN – Hi Dav,

    Link does not work because the deadline has passed.

  3. Heather says:

    I would like to file a claim, but did not find out about the settlement prior to the 2/28 deadline. What can a I do?

    ADMIN – Hi Heather,

    There is nothing you can do. You are too late.

  4. Alana says:

    Are there any updates from the final hearing?

    ADMIN – Hi Alana,

    I have none at the moment.

  5. Kim says:

    Are there any updates from the final hearing?

    ADMIN- Hi Kim,

    None at the moment

  6. Carol says:

    Are there any updates from the final hearing?

    ADMIN – Hi Carol

    None at the moment.

  7. Shanaye Burns says:

    This claim is for students that received financial aid and the Higher One sent texts when our monies had posted. Not just anyone can file a claim, you had to have an account with Higher One

  8. Alana says:

    When will settlements be disbursed?

    ADMIN – Hi Alana,

    You can contact 855-306-9630 to ask about timelines.

  9. Kim says:

    Any info on when claims payments will be made?

    ADMIN – Hi Kim,
    Call 855-306-9630

  10. Keua says:

    What percentage of class members submitted a claim?

    ADMIN – Hi Keua,

    I have no idea.

  11. Joanne says:

    I am unsure if I filed a form. Where do I find out if my check is on its way?

    ADMIN – Hi Joanne,

    I would reach out to the class action administrator.

  12. cassandra bryant says:

    I received a check in the mail but can’t cash it because there is no money in the bank. Is this a scam?????

    ADMIN – Hi Cassandra,

    Please contact the class action administrator they will be able to better guide you in this matter.

    • Artie says:

      Hi,

      The same thing happened to me when I went to cash the chk yesterday. Did you ever find out what happened?

      ADMIN – Hi Artie,

      No

  13. Artie says:

    I also received a check that could not be cashed. What’s the deal here?

    ADMIN – Hi Artie,

    You are not giving me enough information to be able to tell you what went wrong with your check.

  14. Ferber Nicole says:

    I recently got a similar check from FCC vs DeVry doesn’t make sense

  15. Amanda says:

    I have also received a check that can’t be cashed.

  16. Amanda says:

    How do we contact the class action administrator?

    ADMIN – Hi Amanda,

    Scroll up and look under the heading that reads contact: Right next to it you will see information regarding the class action admin.

    • Amanda says:

      All that is, is a recording, you can’t talk to anyone or let anyone know what’s going on. It just goes through the same recording over and over.

      ADMIN – Hi Amanda,

      Consider reaching out to class counsel.

  17. Alicia says:

    I also have received a check that cannot be cashed. How and who do I contact?

    ADMIN – Hi Alicia,

    Consider writing to the class action administrator.

  18. Adrianne says:

    Just got my check in the mail. After reading everyone’s comments I was Leary. Took it to my bank and had them check it out. Funds were there and it was legit. Was able I cash the check just fine.

  19. Cheryl Wilson says:

    HELLO, I RECEIVED MY SETTLEMENT CHECK MY MAILED IN AUGUST 2017, BUT MISTAKENLY DISCARD IT WHEN THE CHECK WAS SHREDDED WITH SOME OTHER PAPERWORK. I DIDNT KNOW HOW I COULD REACH SHESTOPAL TO REPORT THIS INFORMATION AND PERHAP HAVE ANOTHER CHECK MAILED TO ME. MY CLAIM #10796652901. PLEASE HELP

    ADMIN – Hi Cheryl,

    Write a certified letter with your request for check replacement to the class action administrator. You may be way too late since we are already at the end of September.

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