Welcome to the Asahi Beer USA, Inc. Settlement Website
If you purchased Asahi brand beer between April 5, 2013 and December 20, 2018, you could be eligible for a payment from a class action settlement.
- A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc. (“Asahi” or “Defendant”) about the advertising of Asahi Beer and where it is brewed. Asahi denies all of the claims in the lawsuit and any wrongdoing.
- Asahi has agreed to settle the lawsuit and provide cash payments to qualifying customers who purchased certain Asahi Beer products.
- You are included in this settlement as a Class Member if you purchased Asahi Beer brewed outside Japan in the United States, its territories, or at any United States military facility or exchange, for personal, family, or household purposes and not for re-sale, between April 5, 2013 and December 20, 2018 OR you purchased Asahi Beer brewed outside Japan in California, for personal, family, or household purposes and not for re-sale, between April 5, 2013 and December 20, 2018.
- Your rights are affected whether you act or do not act.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT|
|SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM DEADLINE: May 3, 2019||This is the only way you can receive a cash payment from this settlement. If you submit a Claim Form, you will give up the right to sue Asahi in a seperate lawsuit about the legal claims this settlement resolves.|
|ASK TO BE EXCLUDED DEADLINE: June 25, 2019||This is the only option that allows you to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against Asahi related to the legal claims this settlement resolves. However, you will give up the right to receive a cash payment from this settlement.|
|OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT DEADLINE: In person-July 16, 2019; In Writing-must be received by July 16,2019||If you do not exclude yourself from the settlement, you may object to it in writing prior to the Final Approval Hearing or in person at the Final Approval Hearing.|
|*UPDATED* HEARING DATE: GO TO A HEARING on December 16, 2019||If you object to the settlement, you may appear at the Final Approval Hearing. The Court will hold a Final Approval Hearing at 2:00 p.m. on December 16, 2019 at Department 9 of the Spring Street Courthouse, 312 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, 90012.|
|DO NOTHING||You will not receive a cash payment from this settlement and you will give up the right to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against Asahi about the legal claims resolved by this settlement.|