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Settlement information last updated on July 16, 2014

All distributions to settlement class members have been completed and the toll-free settlement number has been discontinued. The deadline to request a reissued distribution check has passed. No further reissue requests will be accepted or processed.  
      
All checks from this settlement are now void. They cannot be reissued, cashed or deposited. The remaining settlement funds, following payment of administrative fees and expenses, will be distributed as approved and directed by the Court.
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Settlement information last updated on March 13, 2014

The deadline to request a reissued distribution check has passed. No further reissue requests will be accepted or processed.

The last reissued checks for the additional distribution will be mailed on March 28, 2014 and will become void on May 27, 2014. After May 27, 2014, these checks cannot be deposited or cashed. If you receive a March 2014 check from this Settlement, please cash or deposit it immediately.

If you have questions regarding this additional distribution, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on this website or contact the Settlement Administrator by calling 1-800-372-2390.

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La información sobre el Acuerdo conciliatorio fue actualizada por última vez el 13 de marzo de 2014

Distribución adicional: Nueva emisión del cheque final: 28 de marzo de 2014

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta sobre esta distribución adicional, por favor visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes de este sitio web o contáctese con el Administrador del Acuerdo conciliatorio llamando al 1-800-372-2390.
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Settlement information last updated on February 14, 2014

On August 13, 2013, the Court entered an Order approving a distribution of the remaining Settlement funds to certain identifiable Settlement Class Members. Specifically, the Order directs that this distribution be made to those identifiable Settlement Class Members for whom the Settlement Administrator has a current valid mailing address and (1) who participated in the initial distribution from the Settlement by either receiving an account credit or cashing the mailed check they received from the Settlement; and (2) whose additional distribution, based upon the provisions in the Order and the formula in the Settlement Agreement, is at least $5.00. The Settlement Administrator has made further efforts to identify current mailing addresses for those identifiable Settlement Class Members for whom a valid mailing address was not previously available or obtainable from public databases.
The Settlement Administrator mailed the additional distribution checks on February 14, 2014, to the Settlement Class Members meeting the above requirements.

Please note: These checks have an issue date of February 14, 2014, and will become void after 60 days, on April 15, 2014. After April 15, 2014, these checks cannot be deposited or cashed. If you receive a February 2014 check from this Settlement, please cash or deposit it immediately.

If you have questions regarding this additional distribution, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on this website or contact the Settlement Administrator by calling 1-800-372-2390.
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Información del Acuerdo actualizada por última vez el 14 de febrero de 2014
Distribución Adicional: 14 de febrero de 2014
El 13 de agosto de 2013, el Tribunal dictó una Orden que aprobaba una distribución del resto de los fondos del Acuerdo entre determinados miembros identificables del Grupo del Acuerdo. Más específicamente, la Orden dispone que dicha distribución se haga entre aquellos miembros identificables del Grupo del Acuerdo para quienes el Administrador del Acuerdo tiene direcciones de correo actuales y válidas y (1) quienes participaron en la distribución inicial del Acuerdo, ya sea recibiendo crédito en una cuenta o cobrando el cheque postal de liquidación que recibieron; y (2) para quienes la distribución adicional, en base a las disposiciones de la Orden y a la fórmula del Acuerdo de conciliación, es de por lo menos $5.00. El Administrador del Acuerdo tomó mayores medidas para identificar las direcciones de correo actuales de aquellos miembros identificables del Grupo del Acuerdo para quienes anteriormente no existía una dirección de correo válida disponible ni obtenible de las bases de datos públicas.

El Administrador del Acuerdo envió por correo, el 14 de febrero de 2014, los cheques de la distribución adicional a los Miembros del Grupo del Acuerdo que cumplían con los requisitos antes mencionados.

Tenga en cuenta que: La fecha de emisión de los cheques fue el 14 de febrero de 2014 y los mismos vencerán después de 60 días, el 15 de abril de 2014. Después del 15 de abril de 2014, no se podrá depositar ni cobrar los cheques. Si usted recibe un cheque de liquidación de febrero de 2014, por favor cóbrelo o deposítelo de inmediato.

Si usted necesita solicitar que se vuelva a emitir el cheque por cualquier motivo, debe hacerlo antes del 7 de marzo de 2014. No se aceptará ninguna solicitud para volver a emitir un cheque que el Administrador del Acuerdo reciba después del 7 de marzo de 2014. Para solicitar que se vuelva a emitir el cheque, puede llamar al 1-800-372-2390.

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta sobre esta distribución adicional, por favor visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes de este sitio web o contáctese con el Administrador del Acuerdo llamando al 1-800-372-2390.

Settlement information last updated on September 27, 2013:

Mailing and Void Dates for Reissued Checks -- September 27, 2013

The Settlement Administrator has made further efforts to identify current mailing addresses for those identifiable Settlement Class Members for whom a valid mailing address was not previously available or obtainable from public databases. As a result of these efforts, during the month of September 2013, the Settlement Administrator is mailing reissued checks to those identifiable Settlement Class Members whose current addresses have recently been found. Only Settlement Class Members whose original checks could not be mailed due to the lack of an address or whose original checks were returned by the postal service as undeliverable will be receiving a reissued check.

Please note that checks reissued with a date in September of 2013 will become void after 60 days from the issue date. After the 60-day period, the reissued checks cannot be deposited or cashed. If you receive a September 2013 reissued check, please cash or deposit it immediately. Also, if you receive a check dated in September 2013, the last date to request a reissuance of that check for any reason is October 18, 2013. Any reissue requests received after October 18, 2013 will not be honored, regardless of the reason for the requested reissuance.

If you have questions regarding your payment, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on this site or contact the Settlement Administrator by writing to Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505.
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Información del acuerdo actualizada por última vez el 27 de septiembre de 2013:

Fechas de envío y anulación para cheques que se volvieron a emitir -- 27 de septiembre de 2013
Si tiene preguntas con respecto a su pago, visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes en este sitio o comuníquese con el Administrador del Acuerdo escribiendo a Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505.

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Settlement information last updated on November 29, 2012:

El Administrador del Acuerdo tomó mayores medidas para identificar las direcciones de correo actuales de aquellos miembros identificables del Grupo del Acuerdo para quienes anteriormente no existía una dirección de correo válida disponible ni obtenible de las bases de datos públicas. Como resultado de estas medidas, durante el mes de septiembre de 2013, el Administrador del Acuerdo está enviando cheques nuevos a aquellos miembros identificables del Grupo del Acuerdo cuyas direcciones actuales se han encontrado recientemente. Únicamente aquellos miembros del Grupo del Acuerdo cuyos cheques originales no pudieron enviarse debido a la falta de una dirección o cuyos cheques originales fueron devueltos por el servicio postal como no distribuibles recibirán un cheque nuevo.Tenga en cuenta que los cheques que se volvieron a emitir en septiembre de 2013 se anularán después de 60 días a partir de la fecha de emisión. Después del período de 60 días, los cheques que se volvieron a emitir no se podrán depositar ni cobrar. Si recibe un cheque que se volvió a emitir en septiembre de 2013, cóbrelo o deposítelo inmediatamente. Además, si recibe un cheque fechado en septiembre de 2013, la última fecha para solicitar que ese cheque se vuelva a emitir por cualquier motivo es el 18 de octubre de 2013. Toda solicitud para volver a emitir cheques recibida después del 18 de octubre de 2013 no será considerada, independientemente de la razón de la solicitud para que se vuelva a emitir.Si tiene preguntas con respecto a su pago, visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes en este sitio o comuníquese con el Administrador del Acuerdo escribiendo a Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505.

Distribution of awards via an account credit or award check is now complete. Award checks were mailed between the dates of November 12, 2012 and November 26, 2012 in the form of a postcard check. Those checks mailed toward the end of November may not be delivered until early December. Calculations were done for each individual Settlement Class Member using that class member’s own Account and Overdraft Fee history and applying the formula set forth in the Court-approved Settlement Agreement. A copy of the Settlement Agreement can be obtained under the Court Documents tab of this Settlement Website. If you have questions regarding your payment, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on this site or contact the Settlement Administrator by writing to Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505.  You may also call the automated voice response system that contains additional details regarding the distribution by calling 1-800-372-2390.

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Información del acuerdo actualizada por última vez el 29 de noviembre de 2012:

La distribución de las indemnizaciones a través de un crédito de cuenta o un cheque de indemnización está ahora completada. Los cheques de indemnización se enviaron por correo entre el 12 de noviembre de 2012 y el 26 de noviembre de 2012 en forma de cheque postal. Esos cheques enviados hacia fines de noviembre pueden no enviarse hasta principios de diciembre. Los cálculos se realizaron para cada Miembro del grupo del Acuerdo individual utilizando el historial de honorarios en descubierto y la propia cuenta del miembro del grupo, y aplicando la fórmula establecida en el Acuerdo de conciliación aprobado por el Tribunal. Puede obtener una copia del Acuerdo de conciliación en la pestaña Documentos del Tribunal de este sitio web del Acuerdo. Si tiene preguntas con respecto a su pago, visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes en este sitio o comuníquese con el Administrador del Acuerdo escribiendo a Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505. También puede comunicarse con el sistema de respuesta de voz automática que contiene detalles adicionales sobre la distribución llamando al 1-800-372-2390.

Welcome to the website for the Settlement with Bank of America, N.A. in the litigation named In Re: Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, No. 1:09-MD-02036-JLK. This website provides information regarding a Settlement which has been reached in class action lawsuits about the order in which Bank of America, N.A. posted debit card transactions to customer accounts, and the effect the posting order had on the number of overdraft fees the bank charged its account holders. Current and former holders of Bank of America consumer checking and/or savings accounts may be eligible for a payment or account credit from the Settlement Fund. You are a member of the Settlement Class if you:

  • Had a Bank of America consumer checking and/or savings account that you could access with a Bank of America debit card, anytime between January 1, 2001 and May 24, 2011, and
  • Were charged one or more overdraft fees as a result of Bank of America’s practice of posting debit card transactions from highest to lowest dollar amount.

 If you are included in the Settlement Class and entitled to receive a cash benefit, you do not need to do anything to get a payment or account credit. If the Court approves the Settlement and it becomes final and effective, you will automatically receive a payment or account credit.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

GET A PAYMENT OR ACCOUNT CREDIT:

You do not have to do anything to get a payment or account credit from the Settlement. If the Court approves the Settlement and it becomes final and effective, all identifiable Settlement Class Members who are entitled to receive a cash benefit and who remain in the Settlement Class will automatically get a payment or account credit and will give up their legal rights against Bank of America about the claims in this litigation.

EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT:

Get no benefit from the Settlement. This is the only option that allows you to retain your right to bring any other lawsuit against Bank of America about the claims in this litigation.

OBJECT:

Write to the Court if you don’t like the Settlement. For an objection to be valid, it must contain the information specified in paragraph 62 of the Settlement Agreement.

GO TO A HEARING:

Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.

DO NOTHING:

You will still receive any payment or account credit to which you are entitled, and will give up your legal rights.

 

 

These rights and options – and the deadlines to exercise them – are explained in the Notice.  The information on this page is only a short summary of your rights and options.  For more detailed information about your rights and options, please review the NoticeYou may also review the Settlement Agreement, which provides comprehensive information about Settlement Class Members' rights and options.

Disclaimer

Please do not contact either Bank of America, N.A or the Court with questions about this Settlement. Any and all callers will be directed to this website. If you have questions, please refer to the FAQs and the other information posted here or contact the Settlement Administrator by writing to Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, c/o Rust Consulting, Inc., P.O. Box 2505, Faribault, MN 55021-9505.



This site is not operated by Bank of America, N.A. This class action Settlement is supervised by the Court and is administered by an administration firm that handles all aspects of claims processing. Bank of America, N.A is not authorized to respond to questions from members of the Settlement Class regarding the Settlement.

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