Claire’s Stores Settlement


If you received notice from Defendant that your personal information may have been compromised as a result of a Data Incident that occurred between April 7, 2020 and June 12, 2020, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division) has preliminarily approved a class action settlement that may affect your legal rights.

  • A class action settlement has been reached in the case of Julia Rossi, et al v. Claire’s Stores, Inc, et al, Case No. 1:20-cv-05090 pending in the District Court, Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division.

  • On March 28, 2022, the Court preliminarily approved this settlement and, by agreement of the Parties, certified this lawsuit to proceed as a class action for settlement purposes only.

  • If you received notice from Defendant that your personal information may have been compromised as a result of a Data Incident, as described in the Petition, that occurred between April 7, 2020 and June 12, 2020 at Defendant, you are a member of the Settlement Class. Excluded from the Settlement Class are all those persons who timely and validly request exclusion from the Settlement Class.

  • If you are a Class Member, then you may be entitled to compensation under the terms of a proposed settlement. If you are a Class Member and you wish to file a claim, object to the Settlement, or exclude yourself from the Settlement, you must do so follow the procedures outlined below and detailed in the Long Form Notice.

  • Your legal rights may be affected whether you act or don’t act.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS LAWSUIT

ACTION EXPLANATION DUE DATE
SUBMIT A CLAIM The only way to get a payment. You must submit a claim by September 24, 2022. For more information about submitting a claim, see the Court Documents section on this website. September 24, 2022
ASK TO BE EXCLUDED Get no payment. This is the only option that allows you to sue Claire’s over the claims resolved by this Settlement.

You must object by August 25, 2022.
August 25, 2022
OBJECT If you do not ask to be excluded, you may write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement.

You must object by August 25, 2022.
August 25, 2022
DO NOTHING Get no payment. Give up your rights.

The Final Approval Hearing for the Settlement is September 27, 2022 at 10:00 am in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division), Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604.

These rights and options – and the deadlines to exercise them – are explained in the Notice.

The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to grant final approval of the Settlement. Payments will only be made after the Court grants final approval of the Settlement and after any appeals are resolved.