If you purchased below listed products directly from Babies “R” Us in...

If you purchased below listed products directly from Babies “R” Us in the U.S., a class action settlement may affect your rights.



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PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The following statement is being issued by Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C., and Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLC regarding the Baby Products Antitrust Settlement.

Two class action lawsuits are currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The lawsuits allege that Babies “R” Us conspired with each of
BabyBjorn AB, Britax Child Safety, Inc., Kids Line LLC, Maclaren USA, Inc., Medela, Inc., Peg Perego, U.S.A., Inc., and Regal Lager, Inc. in violation of federal antitrust laws. As a result, customers allegedly paid higher prices for certain products. The Defendants deny they did anything wrong. The Court has not decided who is right and who is wrong.

Under the terms of the proposed settlement, each class member who submits a valid claim may be entitled to money. The Released Defendants have agreed to make payments totaling $35,240,000.00(1) to settle the claims made in these lawsuits. For more details, write to the address or visit the website below.

If you purchased one or more of the listed Baby Products directly from Babies “R” Us or Toys “R” Us in the U.S. within the specific time stated, then you are a member of a Settlement Subclass. Be sure to
visit the website for complete class member definitions.

Product:

Purchased between:

BabyBjorn baby carrier

2/2/00 – 4/30/05

Britax car seat

1/1/99 – 1/31/11

Kids Line products

1/1/99 – 12/31/06

Maclaren stroller

10/1/99 – 1/31/11

Medela Pump In Style breast pump

7/1/99 – 1/31/11

Peg Perego car seat

7/1/99 – 1/31/11

Peg Perego high chair

7/1/99 – 1/31/11

Peg Perego stroller

7/1/99 – 1/31/11

You have a choice of whether to stay in
any Settlement Subclass or not, and you must decide now. Stay In: you will be legally bound by the terms of the settlement, and you won’t be able to sue Defendants — as part of any other lawsuit — for any overcharges relating to any of the listed products during the specified time frames. To receive benefits from the settlement, you must submit a valid, sworn Claim Form. The Claim Form must be postmarked, faxed, or submitted online by August 1, 2011. Any member of any Settlement Subclass that does not timely submit a valid, sworn Claim Form will not be entitled to settlement benefits. To file a Claim Form, visit www.babyproductsantitrustsettlement.com. Get Out: If you get out, you will not receive benefits from the proposed settlement, but you will keep rights to sue Defendants for these claims, and will not be bound by the terms of the settlement. To be excluded
from the Settlement Subclasses, you must act by June 6, 2011. Object: If you stay in the Settlement Subclasses, you can object to the settlement by June 6, 2011. For more information, visit www.babyproductsantitrustsettlement.com.

The Court has appointed Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C., and Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLC to represent the Settlement Subclasses. You may hire your own attorney, if you wish, at your own expense.

The Court, will hold a Fairness Hearing on July 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., to determine whether the proposed settlement is fair, reasonable, and adequate and to approve attorney fees and costs. The Hearing is at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. If you are a member of a Settlement Subclass who did not seek to be
excluded, you may write to the Court to object to the proposed settlement, and you may ask to speak at the hearing about the fairness of the proposed settlement.

For more information visit www.babyproductsantitrustsettlement.com, call 1-888-292-8492, or write to Baby Products Antitrust Litigation Settlement, c/o The Garden City Group, Inc., P.O. Box 9679, Dublin, Ohio 43017-4979; or Text BBY to 247365 (standard carrier message and data rates may apply). Text STOP to end/HELP for help.

(1) The Settlement Amount was reduced from $35,500,000.00 because Regal Lager, Inc. did not make its contribution to the Settlement Fund. As a result, claims against Regal Lager, Inc. will not be released.

SOURCE  Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C. y Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLC

If you purchased below listed products directly from Babies “R” Us in the U.S., a class action settlement may affect your rights.