Parker, et al. v. Universal Pictures, et al.
Parker v. Universal Settlement
Case No. 6:16-CV-01193-CEM-DCI

Welcome to the Parker v. Universal Pictures Settlement Website

If you received one or more text messages sent by or on behalf of Defendants relating to the release of the film Warcraft, you may be entitled to a payment from a class action settlement.

Important Update: On July 11, 2019, the Court granted final approval of the Settlement.

You may read the Order here.

 

What is this lawsuit about?

 

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit Parker, et al. v. Universal Pictures, et al., M.D. Fla. Case No. 6:16-CV-01193-CEM-DCI, claiming that Defendants Legendary Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Handstack impermissibly sent text messages relating to the release of the film Warcraft to wireless telephone numbers without consent of the recipients in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act 47 U.S.C. § 227.  Defendants deny the allegations in the lawsuit, and the Court has not decided who is right.

Who is included?

The Settlement includes all persons in the United States who received one or more text messages sent by or on behalf of Defendants relating to the release of the film Warcraft from May 1, 2016 through April 8, 2019.

YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

Option and Deadline
Description
Submit a Claim Form
 
July 10, 2019 
(Passed)
If you are a member of the Settlement Class, you must submit a completed Claim Form to receive a payment. If the Court approves the Settlement and it becomes final and effective, you remain in the Settlement Class, and you have submitted a valid Claim Form, then you will receive your payment by check.
Exclude Yourself
 
May 16, 2019 
(Passed)
You may request to be excluded from the Settlement and if you do, you will receive no benefits from the Settlement.
Object
 
May 16, 2019 
(Passed)
Write to the Court if you do not like the Settlement.
Go to a Hearing
 
July 17, 2019 
(Cancelled)
The Court granted final approval of the Settlement on July 11, 2019. The Final Approval Hearing scheduled for July 17, 2019 has been cancelled.
Do Nothing  You will not receive a payment if you fail to timely submit a completed Claim Form, and you will give up your right to bring your own lawsuit against Defendants about the Claims in this case.

 

These rights and options - and the deadlines to exercise them - are explained on this website.

The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. If it does, and after any appeals are resolved, benefits will be distributed to those who submit qualifying Claim Forms. Please be patient.

For More Information

Visit this website often to get the most up-to-date information.

Mail

Parker v. Universal Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91234
Seattle, WA 98111