According to the settlement terms, class members will receive checks ranging anywhere from $6 to $101 (with an estimated average of $23). Class members will also have the option to increase the amount of their reward by choosing one of the alternative payment methods. In addition, the company agreed, for a period of 24 months, to stop using certain phrases in marketing materials, delete certain FAQs, make certain disclosures in materials, and annually train marketing staff.
For more information, go to www.EnergySettlement.com. (Wise et al. v. Energy Plus Holdings LLC, Case No. 11-cv-07345, S. D. NY.).