Miley Cyrus-Branded Jewelry Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Reached

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Los Angeles, CA: A settlement has been reached in the consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging that Miley Cyrus-branded jewelry manufactured by BCBG Max Azria Group Inc., and sold through Wal-Mart stores, contained cadmium.

The lawsuit, entitled Canamore v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Case No. CV-2010-534, claims that had the plaintiffs known the Miley Cyrus jewelry contained cadmium, they would not have purchased it.

The lawsuit was filed on July 2, 2010. Defendants have denied and continue to deny any and all allegations of wrongdoing and liability. The Court has not decided which side is right. You are a Settlement Class Member if you purchased Miley Cyrus-branded jewelry from a Wal-Mart retail store after July 1, 2005.

What Are My Options?

REMAIN IN THE SETTLEMENT. If you remain in the Settlement, you will be bound by the terms of the Settlement and will give up your right to sue the Defendants. If you do not submit a Claim Form so it is received by March 12, 2014, you will not receive a payment from the Settlement.

GET OUT OF THE THE SETTLEMENT. If you wish to keep your right to sue the Defendants, you must exclude yourself from the Class. Exclusion requests must be received by December 16, 2013. The requirements for filing an exclusion are contained in the Class Notice and Preliminary Approval Order.

REMAIN IN THE SETTLEMENT AND OBJECT. If you stay in the Settlement, you can object to it. Objections must be received by December 16, 2013. The requirements for filing a valid objection are contained in the Class Notice and Preliminary Approval Order.

APPEAR AND SPEAK AT THE FINAL APPROVAL HEARING. You or your own lawyer may ask to appear and speak at the hearing at your own cost. The requirements for filing a valid request to appeal and speak at the hearing are contained in the Preliminary Approval Order.

For complete information on the Miley Cyrus Branded Jewelry Class Action Lawsuit Settlement, and to download forms, visit: http://www.canamoresettlement.com . A Final Approval Hearing will be held on December 30, 2013.

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