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THE HOME CITY ICE INDIRECT PURCHASER 

Packaged Ice Antitrust Litigation Settlement Website


SETTLEMENT UPDATE:

On February 25, 2019, the Settlement Administrator mailed checks to validated claimants. The payment amounts were $8.18 to validated claimants who claim to have purchased 1 to 6 bags of eligible ice, and $16.35 to validated claimants who claim to have purchased 7 to 12 bags of eligible ice. Validated claimants (and payments) were limited to one per household.  Checks have a void date of April 26, 2019.  On July 5, 2019, Class Counsel made a Motion asking the Court to give the money from uncashed checks to charity. The Motion is available under Court Documents link.  If you are a settlement Class 2 member and wish to object to the Motion, you must send your written objection to the Clerk of the Court so that it is received by July 19, 2019 and send a copy of your written objection to Class Counsel and Counsel for The Home City Ice Company at the same time or before you send it to the Clerk of the Court.  The addresses are set forth below.  Checks may be reissued only with permission of the Court for good cause shown.  To ask the Court for permission to have your check reissued, you must send a written request explaining why there is good cause to the Clerk of the Court, Class Counsel and Counsel for The Home City Ice Company at the addresses set forth below.  To make sure your request is considered by the Court, you should send the request so that it is received no later than July 19, 2019.  All Objections or Requests should include the name of this litigation (In re Packaged Ice Antitrust Litigation, No. 08-md-1952 (PDB) (E.D. Mich.)).  The addresses are: Clerk of the Court, U.S. District Court, 231 West Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48226; Class Counsel: John M. Perrin, 319 N. Gatriot Ave., Mt. Clemens, Michigan 48043; Counsel for Defendant The Home City Ice Co.: Michael A. Roberts, Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP, 312 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.  If you have any questions, you may call 800-589-3985.


If You Bought Packaged Ice From a Retailer, Your Rights May Be Affected by a Class Action Settlement. 

To all individuals and businesses who purchased packaged ice indirectly (i.e., not from a manufacturer but from a retailer) such as from a supermarket, grocery store, or gas station made by The Home City Ice Company, Arctic Glacier, Inc., Arctic Glacier International, Inc., Arctic Glacier Income Fund, Reddy Ice Corporation, or Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc., or their subsidiaries or affiliates (including all predecessors thereof) from January 1, 2001 through March 6, 2008. Packaged Ice means ice in bags and ice in blocks.



The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ordered this website to inform you of a proposed settlement with The Home City Ice Company (“Home City”).  Home City denies it did anything wrong, but has settled to avoid the cost and risk of further litigation and/or a trial. 

Home City has agreed to: (1) pay $2,700,000.00 into a Settlement Fund and (2) avoid engaging in certain violations of the U.S. antitrust law. If you meet the description above, you might be in one or two Settlement Classes. Click Here to see if you are a member of either or both of the Settlement Classes.

To get money, you must be in Settlement Class II and have filed a valid and timely claim by MAY 17, 2017. Click Here for a summary of your legal rights and options. The Notice has a more detailed explanation of your legal rights and options. Click Here for the Notice.

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IMPORTANT: THIS SITE IS ADMINISTERED BY AN ADMINISTRATION FIRM THAT HANDLES ALL ASPECTS OF THE SETTLEMENT. THIS IS THE ONLY AUTHORIZED WEBSITE FOR THIS SETTLEMENT. PLEASE DO NOT RELY UPON OTHER SITES THAT SET OUT DIFFERENT AND UNAUTHORIZED INFORMATION.

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