Class Eligibility:

All retail purchasers of Duracell Ultra, Advanced or Ultra Power AA or AAA batteries after 6/2009.

Estimated Amount:

$3 – $12 depending on the number of batteries purchased and whether you have proof of purchase.

Proof of Purchase:

Not required.

(Individuals who present proof of purchase will receive a higher settlement.)

Claim Form: Duracell Ultra Claim Form
Case Name: Joshua Poertner v. The Gillette Company and the Procter & Gamble Company, ,
Case No. 6:12-cv-00803-GAP-DAP
District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Case Summary:

The plaintiffs contend that Gillette & P & G engaged in deceptive advertising and marketing claiming that Duracell Ultra lasted “up to 30% longer in toys.” The Ultra Digital was marketed as “Our longest lasting”. These claims deceived consumers into purchasing the Duracell Ultra batteries. Gillette and P & G deny wrongdoing but have agreed to provide refunds

Settlement Pool: Unlimited, plus $6,000,000 worth of batteries to be given to charities.
Settlement Website: Duracell Class Action Settlement
Claim Form Deadline: April 10, 2014
Claims Administrator: Poertner Claims Administrator,
P.O. Box 43215
PO Box 43224,
Providence, RI 02940-3224
1-855-564-7380

41 responses to “Duracell Ultra Batteries Class Action Lawsuit Settlement”

  1. Arman Arutyunyan says:

    I’d like to file a claim for the full ammount

  2. Matthew Harris says:

    I would like to file a claim.

  3. Lyndon Stacy says:

    I would like to file a claim

  4. Carlos says:

    Just a note, you do not have to mail in the rebate as stated above. There is an option for both mailing it in, and for submitting everything online. Cheers!

    ADMIN – Hi Carlos,

    Thanks for the correction.

  5. Barbara Childers says:

    I would like to file a claim for the full amount. I do have my proof of purchase if necessary. I buy this brand
    if at all possible including hearing aid batteries.

  6. Carlito says:

    You cant just say I want to claim you actually have to click the link and fill out the paperwork. Where do people come from? Planet Stupid?

  7. jeff says:

    Hi All,
    Your claim forms are all filled out now. You can just relax and wait for your checks. Thanks for filing here.

    • nice guy says:

      Thank you, sir.
      Can I have more money, since I’m a prepper, and have a shed full of batteries.
      I know that they’ll expire, and I’ll have to throw them out in 2016, but I’m sure the [insert huge event] will happen before then.

  8. Karen Zarate says:

    Would like to be refunded.

  9. Sharon Nordrum says:

    I would like to file a claim. I bought 2 packages of Durcell Ultra one AA and one AAA. I was very disappointed. They didn’t last any loner than the ones I bought at the local Dollar Store. I do not have my receipt nor the packaging.

  10. Lynne says:

    I would like to file a claim

  11. Barbara Payne says:

    I would like to file a claim. Numerous batteries bought.

  12. penny says:

    I want to file a claim.

  13. Kathy says:

    Ironic how we have to click on the agreement and swear honesty when you are being sued for misleading the consumer with your all powerful batteries.

  14. Nakesha Stewart says:

    I would like to file a claim for a full rebate

  15. juanita davis says:

    I would like to file a claim if its not too late.

  16. anna rozet says:

    I’d like to file a claim for the full amount.

  17. Raymond Kidwell says:

    I have filed for this and other class action lawsuits. I have gotten letters in the mail about class action lawsuits I qualify for. Yet I never get a check. It seems to me someone is skimming money in a lot of these class action suits. So how do I get paid? I filed a claim two months ago.

  18. Jennifer M says:

    There’s not a lot to read in these claims, why are people stating on here they want a claim (and for other products as well)? It specifically states you can fill out the online claim and the deadline was April 10th. Not to offend anyone, but is there a reading comprehension problem in the US these days?
    It’s really rather depressing. Sigh.

  19. Shineka n ford says:

    I have been buying high price batteries and get the same amount of power. My kids use two packs a week and its right back to the store . I hope energizer keeps it real.

  20. Luis says:

    Would like a refund.

  21. shelia webb says:

    I would like a full amount back on what I spent out. Thank you

  22. Rosela Taull says:

    I also bought a lot of these batteries for my grandchildrens toys and personal use. I would like to file for this too.

  23. Razvan says:

    Just purchase 4 D size yesterday and this morning they liked acid all over my furniture and a foto camera . I like to file a low suit .

    ADMIN
    This class action settlement has expired.

  24. roger budde says:

    Duracell settled. They took the least financial liability and in return they lost their “trusted” brand name along with future customers. Duracell, along with their associates will forever be tainted. Unfortunately, deception is all too common today but the scarlet letter will remain.

  25. Ron says:

    Lots of chatter but no checks.

  26. Mary says:

    Just wondering when checks are expected to be issued??

    ADMIN – Hi Mary,

    Contact the class action admin for an update. We encourage you to share it with us once you obtain additional info.

  27. Marva Theus says:

    I would like to get in the class action law suit.

    ADMIN – Hi Marva,

    You are way too late. The deadline has passed.

  28. Susan says:

    I called the number on the website but only has automated. No one to talk too but I thought I saw something on this that and objector thought that it needed to be recalculated.

  29. Carol A Coons says:

    I’m being told that my check that I received is not valid..

    ADMIN – Hi Carol,

    Contact the class action administrator.

  30. Carol A Coons says:

    This is being told when I try to deposit the check.

  31. Cynthia Kohler says:

    I was replacing the batteries in my TV remote and one exploded , scared me , it sounded like a fire cracker and I felt small amounts of the battery acid spray on my face and my arm , I went to wash my face and arm , the battery was on my leather love seat and now there are several spots where the acid leaked and ruined my love seat

  32. helen says:

    I have bought $4.00 pak of 1 each AA nd AAA of the Duracell for my tv and my flash light and didn’t last long . an

  33. Mike Flicinski says:

    I have just encountered damaged devices that I missed when searching for anything that was battery powered that I own when I first learned of leaking Duracell batteries way back in early 2010.

    It is amazing how pervasive the leaking batteries are because sometimes something battery powered has been put away and is later discovered. Upon opening the device, if it had Duracell batteries in it, the batteries have leaked.

    Here it is, 2017, and sure enough, the rebates have expired.

    I will NEVER buy a Duracell product again and will tell anyone who will listen of my experience.

    I call the batteries DURA-LEAK

  34. David Butler says:

    At one time a premium battery, but now, the very bottom of the batteries available.

    They have ruined 2 high dollar Fugi cameras, 4 expensive flashlights, 3 wall clocks, several battery powered measuring tools in my shop. Not to include countless dectrive lights and toys.

    I feel the profits gained by this company at the expense of the customer due to poor quality and cheap labor is criminal.

  35. Joan E Simms-Ashbrook says:

    I received a check issued April 8, 2016; It was Paid to the Order of incorrectly using my first name TWICE. Due to health issues I didn’t act on it until I just relocated it this afternoon. Hope I can have it reissued.

    Thank you.

    ADMIN – Hi Joan,

    Way too late. You are very unlikely to get the check reissued the class action administrator is no longer available to handle this matter.

  36. Ashley Shramek says:

    i would like to file a complaint

    ADMIN – Hi Ashley,

    What kind of complaint.

  37. Karee says:

    Why am I getting called from this number repeatedly?

    ADMIN – Hi Karee,

    This is a battery settlement. It has nothing to do with calls.

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