class members

Settlement reached in Class Action for New Balance Toning Shoes

May 09, 2013

To claim your refund, please click on the Claim Form below and follow the instructions.


Once completed, Claim Forms must be mailed by no later than November 14, 2013 to:

New Balance Settlement Canada
c/o Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
attention Marie Gamelin
1000 de la Gauchetière Street West
Suite 900
Montreal, Quebec
H3B 5H4

On October 10, 2012, Consumer Law Group commenced a class action against New Balance relating to certain statements made regarding its “toning” shoes. The following New Balance Toning Shoes are the subject of the litigation:

• Rock&Tone, TrueBalance, Aravon Ria, Aravon Riley and Aravon Quinn

On March 26, 2013, the parties reached a proposed national settlement. A copy of the settlement agreement is available here:

Settlement Agreement
Entente de règlement

On May 3, 2013, the Superior Court of Quebec scheduled a motion for authorization of the action as a class action and approval of the settlement agreement for June 21, 2013 at 8:40 AM at the Montreal Court House located at 1, Notre-Dame St. East, Montreal, Quebec, in room 2.08. The Court ordered the following notice regarding that hearing:

Notice to Class Members (English)
Avis aux membres du groupe (Français)

If you wish to opt out of the settlement, you must fill out the opt out form below, follow the instructions, and submit it by mail no later than August 19, 2013.

Opt Out Form

If you have any questions about this action, please contact Jeff Orenstein at 1-888-909-7863 ext. 220, or email Jeff Orenstein at [email protected].

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