Rael Settlement

Welcome to the Rael v. New York & Company Settlement Website

IF YOU SHOPPED AT ANY CALIFORNIA NEW YORK & COMPANY RETAIL STORE BETWEEN FEBRUARY 11, 2012 AND MAY 23, 2019, OR ANY CALIFORNIA NEWYORK & COMPANY OUTLET STORE BETWEEN JUNE 9, 2013 AND MAY 23, 2019 YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ONE OR MORE $7.50 VOUCHERS USABLE AT NEWYORK & COMPANY STORES IN CALIFORNIA.

A settlement (“Settlement”) has been proposed in the class action lawsuit referenced above pending in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego (“Action”).  If the Court gives final approval to the Settlement, New York & Company will provide, for each Class Member who either (i) receives direct notice via email or regular mail or (ii) properly and timely completes and submits a Claim Form, one (1) Voucher good for a purchase either in a New York & Company retail store or outlet store in California, for either (i) $7.50 off a purchase (no minimum purchase) or (ii) 25% off a purchase up to $100 ($25 maximum discount), subject to the additional conditions explained later in the Notice.

Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act.  Read the Notice under the Case Documents tab carefully.

*Online claims filing will be unavailable until Monday, June 24th

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

Unless you received direct notice of this Settlement via email or regular mail, you must submit a Claim Form to receive a Voucher. Visit the Case Documents tab or press File a Claim to obtain a Claim Form.

Deadline: September 9, 2019

EXCLUDE YOURSELF

If you exclude yourself from the Settlement, you will not receive a Voucher under the Settlement.  Excluding yourself is the only option that allows you to bring or maintain your own lawsuit against New York & Company regarding the allegations in the Action ever again.

Deadline: September 9, 2019

OBJECT

You may write to the Court about why you object to the Settlement and think it shouldn’t be approved.  Submitting an objection does not exclude you from the Settlement.

Deadline: September 9, 2019

GO TO THE “FAIRNESS HEARING”

The Court will hold a “Fairness Hearing” to consider the Settlement, the request for attorneys’ fees and costs of the lawyers who brought the Action, and the Representative Plaintiffs’ request for service awards for bringing the Action. 

You may, but are not required to, speak at the Fairness Hearing about any objection you filed to the Settlement.  If you intend to speak at the Fairness Hearing, you must also submit a “Notice of Intention to Appear” indicating your intent to do so.

Hearing Date and Time: September 27 at 9 am (Pacific)

DO NOTHING

If you received direct notice of this Settlement via email or regular mail, and you do not object to or request to exclude yourself from the Settlement, you will automatically receive a Voucher via email or U.S. mail no later than sixty (60) days after the Final Settlement Date.

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