Residents of 15 states and the District of Columbia who bought milk since 2003 may be entitled to a cash payout as part of a lawsuit settlement.
Milk lawsuit settlement: What you need to know
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According to the official website for the Fresh Milk Products Price-Fixing Class Action Lawsuit, residents of the affected states who bought milk or other dairy products from retailers may receive between $5 and $15.
However, you should know that the payout will be revised as more claims are filed.
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
The cash payouts are part of a $52 million class action lawsuit settlement.
Major U.S. dairy producers were accused of limiting the milk supply by prematurely slaughtering cows in order to raise prices. The defendants deny any wrongdoing.