A court case was recently settled between a group of merchants, on one hand, and Visa, MasterCard, and issuing banks, on the other hand, about unfair business practices related to interchange fees. If you accepted Visa or MasterCard between January 1, 2004, and November 28, 2012, you are part of a $7 billion dollar settlement. But, you have to register to be included. MerchantService.com and Brownstone Recovery Group are here to help.
Four Reasons to have Us help you File your Claim
Expertise: Our expertise is incredibly, narrowly focused on this very niche topic. We know how to navigate the specific moving parts, unexpected changes, and processes involved with this case. Our team is made up of class action recovery experts as well as experts on interchange fees and regulations. This is all we do, and we do it well.
Experience: Our experts have decades of experience in settlement recovery, with special expertise in cases involving payment and interchange. Brownstone staff has worked on other card payment cases, including a previous case involving Visa and MasterCard.
Transparency throughout the process: Unlike shady operators who sign you up and then disappear until after the settlement, or worse, try to sell you unnecessary services, we are with you every step of the way. We help you with your claim, we notify you of important milestones in the process, we tell you what the Claims Administrator is offering, and we work with you to appeal a settlement offer if necessary. From start to finish, we keep you informed of the status of your claim.
We make it easy for you: We do all the work in filing your claim and staying on top of the process. That makes settlement through Brownstone a smart way to settle your claim.
CLAIM FORMS ARE NOT YET AVAILABLE FROM THE CLASS ADMINISTRATOR. WHEN CLAIM FORMS DO BECOME AVAILABLE, CLASS MEMBERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SIGN UP WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY SERVICE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MONETARY RELIEF, BUT MAY INSTEAD FILE THEIR CLAIM DIRECTLY WITH THE CLASS ADMINISTRATOR. THE CLAIM FORM WILL INFORM MOST CLASS MEMBERS OF THEIR ACTUAL OR ESTIMATED INTERCHANGE FEES ON WHICH IT IS PROPOSED THEIR CLAIMS WILL BE PAID. YOU MAY ACCEPT OR DISPUTE THIS ESTIMATE WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. NO-COST ASSISTANCE WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE CLASS ADMINISTRATOR AND CLASS COUNSEL DURING THE CLAIMS-FILING PERIOD. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CLASS MEMBERS MAY VISIT www.paymentcardsettlement.com, THE COURT-APPROVED WEBSITE FOR THIS CASE.