Class Eligibility:

You are a class member if you purchased certain models of Vibram FiveFingers Footwear in the United States between 3/21/2008 to 5/27/2014 specific products include:

  • Alitza
  • Bikila
  • Bikila EVO
  • Bikila EVO WP
  • Bikila LS
  • Classic
  • Classic Smartwool
  • EL-X
  • Estrada
  • Flow
  • Fresca
  • Jaya
  • Komodo Sport
  • Komodo Sport LS
  • KMD Sport
  • KMD Sport LS
  • KSO
  • KSO EVO
  • KSO Trek
  • Lontra
  • SeeYa
  • SeeYa LS
  • SeeYa LS Night
  • Signa
  • Speed
  • Speed XC
  • Sprint
  • Spyridon
  • Spyridon LS
  • Spyridon MR
  • Trek LS
  • TrekSport
  • TrekSport Sandal
  • V-On
  • Vybrid Sneak
Estimated Amount:

Class members will receive $20-$50 for each pair of Vibrams purchased

The settlement is structured to be Pro Rata, class members can potentially receive up to $94 per pair depending on the number of valid claims

Proof of Purchase:

Not required for claims up to 2 pair of shoes, claimants submitting for more than two pairs must provide proof of purchase for additional pairs.

Claim Form: Vibram FiveFingers Claim Form
Case Name: Valerie Bezdek v. Vibram USA Inc., et al.,
Case No. 1:12-cv-10513-DPW
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Case Summary:

The lawsuits allege that Vibram violated certain state laws and consumer protection statutes by making claims regarding the health and fitness benefits associated with wearing FiveFingers Footwear. The plaintiffs allege Vibram FiveFingers shoes did not provide the benefits it claimed in their marketing and advertising. According to the plaintiffs Vibram falsely claimed that the shoes had the ability among other things to improve posture,reduce risk of injury and strengthen muscles. The plaintiffs further allege that Vibram footwear increases the risk of injury over barefoot running by changing the way a person runs

Settlement Pool: $3.75 million
Settlement Website: Vibram FiveFingers Class Action Website
Claim Form Deadline: 9/24/2014
Claims Administrator: Vibram FiveFingers Class Action Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 449
Philadelphia, PA 19105-0449
1-844-491-5740