Class Eligibility

You are a member of the class if you are a resident of the United States and purchased one or more of the covered products for personal use between January 1st 2005 and May 27, 2015. Covered products include:

  • Move Free
  • Move Free Advanced
  • Pain Free
  • Lubriflex
  • Great American Nutrition
  • Metaform
  • Muscle Tribe
  • Victory
  • Schiff
  • Kirkland
  • Member’s Mark
  • Spring Valley

Estimated Amount

$12-$50

The payments will vary based on number of items purchased, access to proof of purchase and total number of valid claims. Those with proof may claim up to five bottles for $10 each bottle; those without proof may claim up to 4 bottles at $3 each bottle

Proof of Purchase

No

Case Name

Lerma v. Schiff Nutrition International, Inc., et al.
No. 3:11-cv-01056-CAB-MDD
Southern District of California

and

Jayson v. Schiff Nutrition International, Inc., et al.
No. 0:13-cv-60400-RSR
Southern District of Florida

Case Summary

According to the terms of the settlement the labeling and packaging of the above listed joint health products contain false, deceptive and misleading statements and fail to warn consumers about the potentially harmful side effects of the supplements.The product is not useful for the treatment of arthritis as stated on the packaging

Settlement Pool

$5,000,000

Deadline

09/24/15

Contact

Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC, LLC)
Schiff Nutrition International Consumer Settlement Administration
P. O. Box 43352
Providence, RI 02940-3352
1-877-219-9780

65 responses to “Schiff Glucosamine Joint Health Supplement Class Action Settlement”

  1. Gail Peil says:

    I have purchased MORE than 4 bottles. I did not save receipts.

  2. Rejoyce Lowe says:

    I have purchase this product.

  3. Diana sisti says:

    I purchased item at costco

    ADMIN – Hi Diana,

    Costco can provide you with a full refund if you return the remaining pills or they can give you evidence of purchase.

  4. Bill Lamar says:

    I had purchased one bottle each of “Move Free” and “Pain Free” from Sam’s. I do not have receipts. They didn’t seem to help.

  5. Randy kapler says:

    I have purchased at least four of the glucosamine supplements and I do not have my receipts.

  6. C Rivers says:

    Sam’s Club and Costco can provide proof for you if purchased there. Another reason to continue buying there. They can go back years.
    I think I just need to save every receipt for every item anymore, just in case.

  7. Jacqueline w says:

    I had purchased these and was told because in Ohio not eligible. Both from sams and walgreens Pain free my buns..

  8. Carroll Darnall says:

    I have purchased at least 4 bottles of glucosamine supplements Members Mark brand, but I do not have my receipts.

  9. Margaret Darnall says:

    I have used Members Mark Brand glucosamine supplements for a long time. I do not have any receipts so I can only claim 4 bottles.

  10. Caroline says:

    I have purchased at least three of the glucosamine supplements and I do not have my receipts and also Move Free product.

  11. Alice Miller says:

    Unfortunately I through the bottle away and do not remember if it was MoveFree or another glucosamine product.
    Alice

  12. Carol says:

    I don’t save any receipts for this type of purchase so there is no way I can prove that I bought it! Guess you can’t trust anybody, any company or any product these days!

  13. Alan Brown says:

    Certainly I purchased at least 4 bottles of glucosamine supplements during the so-called time period. I echo the others and their comments re: “who the hell saves receipts for OTC products for 3-5 years?” Duh.

  14. patricia johnson says:

    I purchased at least 2 glucosamine supplement for mother

  15. Debra Lichti says:

    I purchased the Schiff Move Free for years and never saved my receipts.

  16. gail says:

    I have also purchased more than 4 bottles. I do not save my receipts that long.

    ADMIN – Hi Gail,

    Notice that there are provisions for customers who no longer have their receipts. Go ahead and file your claim.

  17. priscilla says:

    I purchased bottles from Sam’s also move free and pain free since then i moved to times it will be really hard to try and find recipient it was only two bottles though

  18. Dolores Schenkenberger says:

    I purchased 8 botttles for myself and husband at Sams. Disappointed that it didn’t tell of the bad side effects

  19. Toni Favazza says:

    To Whom It May Concern,
    I purchased 4 bottles of Schiff Glucosamine Joint Health Supplement. Im worried about the side effects it never talked about.
    Toni

    ADMIN – Hi Toni,

    Instead of leaving a comment we encourage you to file a claim. A comment does nothing when it comes to getting compensated.

  20. Emily Hofbauer says:

    I purchased at least four bottles of this glucosamine and never thought there would be a problem with this product and never kept the receipts.

    ADMIN – Hi Emily,

    No receipts needed to file.

  21. Ellen Gilliam says:

    I purchased this from Costco for years..Did not safe Costco receipts..

    ADMIN – Hi Ellen,

    Costco keeps records of your transactions. You just need to ask for a copy.

  22. Ellen Gilliam says:

    I purchased at least 10 bottles, but of course did not save receipts.

  23. Karen Johnston says:

    I purchased several bottles, but didn’t keep the receipts

  24. richard spath says:

    I purchased at Costco 10 bottles and did not work

  25. N.A says:

    All the people that “make a claim” in the comments, how do you guys even find this site? You clearly have no understanding of the internet.

  26. richard says:

    hello, ive been taking glucosamine since I was 30. a carpenter,roofer,wood floor installer and construction boss. when I go into store and spend this money why would I save the recipt? well im 56 so that’s 26 years of use? why would I ever think of keeping recipts

    ADMIN – Hi Richard,

    There is an option to claim without a receipt. Also if you purchase your stuff at Costco they can give you proof of purchase.

  27. Linda Sidorovich says:

    On the suggestion of ortho PA, to try to put off knee surgery for as long as possible , just over a 6 month period I tried -Move Free Advanced, Pain Free and Lubriflex. none really helped after 2 months each. and of course never saved receipts.

  28. Joshua Garrison says:

    I purchased several bottles, but didn’t keep the receipts.

  29. Caroline Taylor says:

    I purchased several bottles, but did not keep the receipts.

  30. shelly lanenga says:

    To Whom It May Concern,
    I purchased 4 bottles of Schiff Glucosamine Joint Health Supplement.
    I purchased 4 bottles but I do not have receipts

    ADMIN – Hi Shelly,

    Making a comment in our website does not constitute a valid claim. You must click on the claim link and follow their instructions.

  31. Barbara Moore says:

    I have purchased many more than 10 bottles of Spring Valley but never thought to save the receipts.

  32. Allison Peters says:

    I have purchased 4 bottles, did not keep receipts.

  33. Laura Bobroff says:

    I have bad arthritis and bought the Shiff Move Free for close to 3 or 4 years starting around 2009.
    They touted themselves as having a great product that would make a difference. I kept using it but didn’t notice much. It just got too expensive to keep buying it without seeing a significant improvement in my joint pain. I probably bought more than a dozen bottles….

  34. Robert Hurlbut says:

    I purchased 4 bottles, unfortunately I did not save the receipts.

  35. natalie delacruz says:

    I purchased at Costco

  36. Jan Strait says:

    have purchased many bottles but didn’t think I ever would need receipts for them!

  37. TJ Johnson says:

    I have purchased well in excess of 4 bottles of Schiff Move Free during this time period.

  38. b tucci says:

    Our vet had our dog on this as part of a regimine for her bad knee. No receipts

  39. Shennon Hernandez says:

    I have purchased more than 4 bottles. I don’t have the receipts because I didn’t think something like this would happen.

  40. kim smith says:

    I purchased at least 2 bottles if not mor ,but did not consider saving receipts.All product pain free,and move free were purshaced from Sams club.

  41. Anton Terrell says:

    I have used Kirkland for years. SHAME

  42. Bob says:

    Dear Admin,
    Why are they asking for phone numbers? Is this for a marketing list? I would like to file a claim but not be on a marketing list as I quit using this years ago.

    ADMIN – Hi Bob,

    They are asking for phone numbers should they need to contact you for additional information. It is not a marketing list.

  43. Erin Tackett says:

    Have purchased far more than 4 bottles of this product but never thought to keep receipts.

  44. James Bennett says:

    I just bought some last week at Costco. I’ve been buying it for years. I’m going to return this batch. It’s incredible how much money I’ve wasted over the past few years. That includes glucosamine for myself and for my dogs.

  45. Emma Paige says:

    I’m just now finding out about this. I’ve gone through about two bottles of Schiff’s Glucosamine joint care 1500mg supplements. I go to Walgreens on at least a weekly basis, and there’s no way I have a receipt for these specific purchases.

  46. Juanita Blakey says:

    I have purchased at least four bottles of Kirkland. I don’t save these type of receipts.. but I guess I should in the future.

  47. Regina Deters says:

    I have purchased 8 bottles of Glucosamine Joint Care 1500 mg supplements per my doctors request for my joint pain in my knees but I did not keep my receipts.

  48. Linda Berman says:

    I have used Schiff Glucosamine for quite a few years. I never have thought of saving my receipts. It was more than 4 bottles

  49. Sandy Peterson says:

    I have used this for over 2 years I purchase a bottle per month

  50. Debra says:

    I purchased 2 bottles of Move Free- no real results…

  51. Leatitia Lehigh says:

    I have used this for a few years and purchased at least 10 bottles over that time frame.

  52. Leanne Navin says:

    I have used this product daily for my knees. I never keep my receipts. I have purchased 8+ bottles

  53. Noele Malone says:

    Kirkland at Costco

  54. Jennifer lembo says:

    I have been purchasing Schiff glucosamine for a long time. I’m upset that nothing has helped

  55. Paul J says:

    All sellers of the tobacco drug should be prosecuted for causing injuries and deaths!

    ADMIN – Hi Paul,

    For clarification glucosamine is not a tobacco product.

  56. Ron fahoome says:

    i HAVE purchased 1 BOTTLE EVERY 4-6 WEEKS AS MY SON & i BOTH USE THE MOVE FREE BRAND

  57. Vicki says:

    I’ve continually take this as of today. I’ve been taking this for MANY years now. I guess I’ll stop wasting my money.

  58. Pubert says:

    I just got a check on this class action suit for 97 dollars; way more than I expected.

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