Allen v. Dolgencorp., LLC and Dollar General

Superior Court of White County, State of Georgia

Case No. SUCV2020000385

If You Purchased Certain Clover Valley Ground Coffee Product(s) from Dollar General Between January 1, 2015 and April 1, 2021, A Class Action Settlement May Affect Your Rights.

  • A proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit (“Lawsuit”) known as Mike Allen, et al. v. Dolgencorp, LLC, et al., Case No. SUCV2020000385, pending in the Superior Court of White County, Georgia.    
  • The lawsuit claims that Dollar General Corporation and Dolgencorp, LLP (“Dollar General”) deceptively and unlawfully labeled, packaged, and marketed Dollar General's Clover Valley ground coffee Products by overstating the amount of coffee each container can actually make. Plaintiffs contend that Dollar General's Clover Valley ground coffee Products do not contain enough ground coffee to make the stated number of cups when following the brewing instructions on the Product label.  Dollar General has denied any wrongdoing.
  • You are included in the class if you purchased any Clover Valley ground coffee products from Dollar General in the United States between January 1, 2015 and April 1, 2021. The products include: Clover Valley Donut Shop Blend Ground Coffee (all sizes), Clover Valley Country Sunrise Dark Roast Ground Coffee (all sizes), Clover Valley Country Sunrise Blend Ground Coffee (all sizes), Clover Valley Classic Roast Ground Coffee (all sizes) and Clover Valley Decaffeinated Ground Coffee (all sizes).
  • Dollar General has agreed to change its Labeling practices and will provide up to a maximum up to $3,100,000 to pay Valid Claims, an Attorneys’ Fees and Costs Award, and Administrative Expenses. Settlement Class Members can get up to $0.85 per Product purchased up to a maximum of 4 purchased Products per household, for a maximum of $3.40 without Proof of Purchase, and up to $0.85 per Product purchased up to a maximum of 20 for which a valid Proof of Purchase has been provided, up to a maximum of $17.00 per household. See  FAQ 6 for more details. 

Your legal rights are affected if you do nothing. Read this website carefully.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS & OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

Submit a
Claim

You must submit a Claim to get money from this Settlement.

Claim Forms must be submitted online by July 6, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. ET. or received no later than July 6, 2021.

(You must first register to receive a Class Member ID email with which to file your claim.) 

Do Nothing

If you do nothing (file a Claim or exclude yourself), you remain in the Settlement.

You give up your rights to sue and you will not get any money.

Exclude
Yourself

Get out of the Settlement. Get no money.  Keep your rights.

This is the only option that allows you to keep your right to sue about the claims in this lawsuit. You will not get any money from the Settlement.

Your request to exclude yourself must be received no later than June 29, 2021.

File an Objection

Stay in the Settlement but tell the Court why you think the Settlement should not be approved.

Objections must be submitted to the Clerk of the Court by First-Class Mail, received no later than June 29, 2021.

Go to a
Hearing

You can ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, at your own expense.  See FAQ 18 for more details.

The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for July 1, 2021.






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Registration

Registration

Documents

Please read for a full explanation of the settlement and your options and all applicable timelines.

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Submit Claim

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Important Dates

  • Claim Filing Deadline

    Tuesday, July 6, 2021
    Your complete Claim Form must be received, if returned by mail, on or before  Tuesday, July 6, 2021, or, if submitted online, no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
  • Objection Deadline

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are received no later than Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
  • Exclusion Deadline

    Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    You must complete and mail your request for exclusion so that it is received no later than Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
  • Final Approval Hearing

    Thursday, July 1, 2021
    The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for  Thursday, July 1, 2021. Please check this website for updates.

Important Documents

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