Welcome to the Lair v. Outerwall, Inc. d/b/a Coinstar Settlement website.
This website contains information regarding a proposed class action settlement that has been preliminarily approved by the Court in Lair v. Outerwall, Inc. d/b/a Coinstar, Douglas County Superior Court, Case No. 14-2-00040-2.
When you submit information about a claim, you do so under penalty of perjury. The claims administrator has the right to determine the validity of all claims and investigate claims that appear fraudulent.
NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT
This lawsuit involves allegations that Coinstar violated Washington's Gift Card Act and Consumer Protection Act by selling thermal-printed Gift Cards that fade or darken and become un-readable.
Class members who provide a valid claim form and whose e-certificate code can be located will be provided their original e-certificate code. Class members who provide a valid claim but whose e-certificate code cannot be located will be entitled to a Cash Award. The Cash Award will be $10 when the claim form is submitted without the original or a copy of the Gift Card. The Cash Award will be $25 when the claim form is submitted with the original or a copy of the Gift Card.
For more information about the Settlement, please review the Class Notice.
THE SETTLEMENT CLASS
The Class consists of the following people:
All persons who purchased a Gift Card from a kiosk in the state of Washington from January 21, 2010 through April 19, 2016, and who attempted to but could not redeem their Gift Card because the e-certificate code was unreadable due to fading or darkening.
"Gift Card" means those gift cards, also known as e-certificates, printed at the kiosk on thermal paper, and does not include any plastic gift cards. Neither the lawsuit or this settlement apply to plastic gift cards or cash vouchers issued at Coinstar kiosks.
The Class does not include any person who excludes him or herself from the Settlement by following the procedures described under FAQ 9. A person who does not exclude him or herself is a "Settlement Class Member."