McKinney-Drobnis v. Massage Envy Franchising

Case # 16-cv-06450
Case Name McKinney-Drobnis v. Massage Envy Franchising
Jurisdiction US District Court for N.D. CA
Summary

Defendants offer membership-based massage services, wherein consumers sign a contract to pay a fixed fee for massage membership.  Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated these contracts by increasing the fees without notice or receiving the consent of the consumer.

Final Approval Date 03/02/2020
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were overruled.
    • The Court explicitly found that this was not a coupon settlement.
  3. Attorneys' fees were reduced from $3.3 million to $2.6 million.
Dismissal of Last Appeal N/A
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Amended Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Objections.pdf
Defendant's Response to Objections.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Kurt Oreshack

Objectors Kurt Oreshack
Signers Theodore H. Frank
Attorneys Theodore H. Frank
Summary
  1. Intra-class conflict exists between former and current Massage Envy subscribers.
  2. Settlement should be considered a coupon settlement.
  3. Attorneys' fees are excessive and disproportionate to the recovery by the class.
Attachments Objection of Kurt Oreshack.pdf
Frank Appearance for Objector Oreshack.pdf
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