Red Bull has agreed to pay $13 million to consumers to settle a couple of consumer class action lawsuits where it was alleged that Red Bull did not actually “give you wings”.
Drinkers of the foul tasting product sued the company saying they were misled by the slogan “Red Bull gives you wings,” and they stated that the company’s advertised benefits of “increased performance,” “improved concentration” and “reaction speed” misled their customers.
Red Bull said they agreed to the settlement to avoid further litigation. However, the company denies any wrongdoing:
But here is the best part…no proof of purchase is necessary!
You can choose to receive a $10 cash payment or $15 in Red Bull products, but you must submit a claim form. There are four ways to submit a filled-out Claim Form:
- On this website (filed online by no later than March 2, 2015)
- By email to the Class Action Settlement Administrator at [email protected] (by no later than March 2, 2015);
- By fax to the Class Action Settlement Administrator at 844-553-1373 (by no later than March 2, 2015)
- By mail to the Class Action Settlement Administrator at Energy Drink Settlement, c/o GCG, P.O. Box 35123, Seattle, WA 98124-5123 (postmarked no later than March 2, 2015).