February 5, 2014::
The Court entered its Final Order approving the settlement in this case on January 22, 2014. However, certain parties have appealed the Court's order, and an appeal is now pending in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, checks to valid claimants will not be distributed until the appeal is resolved.

If you have any questions, you should contact the Settlement Administrator using the "Contact Us" section of this website, or you may write to Glucosamine Settlement Claims Administrator; care of Heffler Claims Group; P.O. Box 170; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-0170 or you may call (888) 972-6583 to speak to a live agent. You should not contact the Court.

Your Legal Rights and Options in this Settlement

Submit a Claim Form Postmarked or Completed Online by December 3, 2013: The only way to receive a payment.

Exclude Yourself from the Class by August 1, 2013: Receive no payment. This is the only option that allows you to pursue claims by filing your own lawsuit at your own expense.

Comment by August 1, 2013: Write to the Court about why you do, or do not, like the settlement. You must remain in the Settlement Class to comment in support of or in opposition to the settlement.

Attend the Hearing on October 4, 2013: Ask to speak to the Court about the fairness of the settlement. You must remain in the Settlement Class to comment at the hearing.

Do Nothing: Receive no payment, and give up rights to sue.

  • Your rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in the Class Notice (PDF: 168.2 KB).
  • The Court still has to decide whether to approve the settlement. Payments will be made if the Court approves the settlement and after any appeals are resolved. Please be patient.


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