As part of a pending proposed settlement (the “Proposed Settlement”), the Superior Court of California, for the County of San Diego, certified the Joe’s Jeans, Inc., and Hudson Clothing, LLC cases as a class actions and approved this notice. The lawsuits contend that Joe’s Jeans, Inc. (now Differential Brands Group, Inc.) (“Joe’s”) and Hudson Clothing, LLC (“Hudson”) (collectively “Defendants”) misrepresented the country of origin of its Current Joe’s and Hudson products by claiming that the product was “Made in USA” when it contained foreign-made component parts.
Defendants will revise their labeling. Accordingly, the relevant Class Period in this matter is from January 7, 2011, to December 31, 2015.
As part of the Proposed Settlement, if you made a purchase, in the United States, a Joe’s or Hudson’s product labeled with an unqualified “MADE IN USA” or “MADE IN THE USA” label, from January 7, 2011 to December 31, 2015, you may be entitled to receive one (1) tote bag, worth $55.00 OR one (1) t-shirt, worth $68.00, to the Qualifying Claimant, per jeans product, purchased by claimant.
You have the right to exclude yourself from the class. If you exclude yourself, your claims against Joe’s and/or Hudson will not be resolved in this lawsuit and you will retain your right to separately pursue your claims at your own cost. You will not be bound by any judgment, rulings or orders in this case. However, if you exclude yourself, you will not receive your Tote Bag.
Please see the Case Documents for more information about how to submit a claim form to receive the Tote Bag as detailed above or to exclude yourself, including a more detailed, five-page Class Notice. You can also call the attorney for Plaintiff and Class Members (John Donboli of Del Mar Law Group, LLP) at 858.793.6244 for additional information.
Joe’s and Hudson deny all allegations of wrongdoing and disclaims any liability with respect to any and all claims in the lawsuit. Nothing in th proposed settlement shall constitute an admission of liability or be used as evidence of liability, by or against the Plaintiffs, or Joe’s or Hudson.
Objection Deadline: May 9, 2017
Claims Deadline: June 18, 2017
Exclusion Deadline: June 18, 2017
Final Approval Hearing: July 28, 2017