It’s Just Lunch
In November 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the dating service It’s Just Lunch International for allegedly misleadingly claiming that the company makes matches using “6 easy steps” and…
September 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement that would provide class members with a cash award or voucher for a free date. In addition, class members from New York who spent more than $1,000 will receive a $200 payment. The company also agreed to honor client preferences when matching members. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for December 10, 2019. For more information, go to http://www.ijlclassaction.com/.
April 2016: Plaintiffs in a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against the dating service It’s Just Lunch in 2007 moved for final approval of a settlement agreement.
The complaint, which was amended in 2013, alleges that It’s Just Lunch deceptively represents that:
According to the settlement terms, a $4.75 million fund will be created to cover costs and awards. Each member of the New York class will receive an award of $100, while each member of the National class may receive vouchers for one or two free dates arranged by It’s Just Lunch (each voucher is valued at $450). In addition, the company agreed to add a customer pledge to its website and modify contracts to include a commitment to honor clients’ preferences for matches for the three most complained about characteristics (age, religion, and parental status). (Rodriguez et al v. It’s Just Lunch International et al, Case No. 07-cv-9227, S.D.N.Y.)
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