Class Eligibility

The Class consists of “all persons, regardless of gender, who purchased a beverage from the happy hour menu at Tony Roma’s in Torrance, California during its Friday ‘First Drink Is $0.99’ Ladies Night promotion from April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, and can show proof of purchase; and all persons, regardless of gender, who purchased two beverages from the happy hour menu at Tony Roma’s in Torrance, California during its Monday through Thursday ‘Buy One Drink and Get the Second Drink for $0.99’ Ladies Night promotion from April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, and can show proof of purchase.”

Estimated Amount


Proof of Purchase


Eligible Class Members must provide a valid proof of purchase on a drink listed on the Tony Roma’s Happy Hour menu that was subject to the Ladies Night discount, and the purchase of that drink must have been made during Tony Roma’s Ladies Night promotions. If you do not have proof of purchase, you may participate in the settlement if you complete a Claim Form; attest under penalty of perjury that you are a Class Member, you do not have documentary proof of the purchase, and you live or work within 10 miles of Tony Roma’s Torrance during the Ladies Night Class period. However, WDI has the unrestricted right to reject any claim for which proof of purchase is not provided.

Case Name

Bertram Riddick v. WDI International Inc. d/b/a Tony Roma’s,
Case No. BC507786
Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles, Central District

Case Summary

This settlement resolves allegations that the defendant engaged in gender discrimination by requiring them to pay different prices for their drinks based on their gender.

According to the lawsuit Tony Roma’s Torrance location charged males a higher price than females during happy hours

The lawsuit alleges restaurant chain violated the Unruh Civil Rights Act and the Gender Tax Repeal Act of 1995.

The defendant denies wrongdoing but has agreed to settle

Settlement Pool





Tony Roma’s Settlement
Claims Administrator – Angeion Group
1801 Market Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Fax: 1-215-525-0209

8 responses to “California Tony Roma’s Ladies Night Drink Class Action Settlement”

  1. Amarti0234 says:

    Any update on when checks will be mailed? Thanks.

    ADMIN – Hi Destiny,

    Nothing yet, the fairness hearing was on February 21st so it will be a while before you hear something.

    • michelle says:

      I was approved and i emailed admin on Thursday and they said they will mail checks the end of this month.

  2. steve says:

    what will the pay out amounts be for those who filed?

    ADMIN – HI Steve,

    We do not know what the amount will be. Once we find out we will announce it on our Facebook page.

  3. chanda says:

    Anyone receive any updated info. I havnt received any information lately.

  4. chanda says:

    How many class member are in the pool?

    ADMIN – Hi Chanda,

    I have no idea. If I find out I will share it on our Facebook page.

  5. michell says:

    I recieved a w-9 to be filled out and mailed or faxed by April 4th

  6. Roxi says:

    Hello would like to have the admin email addresse the one I have does not respond.. r at least a correct phone number.. thank u..

    ADMIN – Hi Roxi,

    Try class counsel

    Alfred G. Rava
    Rava Law Firm
    3667 Voltaire Street
    San Diego, CA 92106 Telephone:619-238-1993 E-mail:
    Jennifer Duffy
    Law Offices of Jennifer Duffy
    28649 S. Western Ave. #6571
    San Pedro, CA 90734
    Telephone: 310-714-9779

  7. Stephanie says:

    Received an email from claims admin today that there were appeals and until they’re resolved payment is on hold.. Some people claim they got paid from this but never saw a picture so who knows

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