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Important Update: A fairness hearing was held by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division) on June 30, 2010. On August 13, 2010, the Court approved the Settlement.

Overview

A class action settlement has been reached under which your rights may be affected. If you are a member of the following classes you may be entitled to receive benefits under this settlement:

SNO Settlement Class

All Quiznos Franchisees who paid an Initial Franchise Fee or who were not charged an Initial Franchise Fee on or before July 2, 2009 to purchase a Quiznos Restaurant to be located in the United States, the District of Columbia or the United States Territory of Puerto Rico which did not open for operation on or before that date and those Persons who have been specifically identified in the Class Action Settlement Agreement and Release (the “Agreement”). The class does not include those Persons excluded from the definition of the SNO Settlement Class as stated in the Agreement;

AND

Franchise Operator Settlement Class

All Quiznos Franchisees (including all Current Operators as defined in paragraph 2.11 of the Agreement) in the United States, the District of Columbia and the United States Territory of Puerto Rico who, at any time prior to the Preliminary Approval Date, have operated a Quiznos Restaurant pursuant to a Franchise Agreement. The class does not include those Persons excluded from the definition of the Franchise Operator Settlement Class as stated in the Agreement.

For more details on each Settlement Class, please consult the Agreement or the Frequently Asked Questions on this website.

Class Member Options

SUBMIT CLAIM FORM The deadline to submit a Claim Form was January 29, 2010.
OPT OUT The deadline to opt out of the Settlement was January 29, 2010.
OBJECT The deadline to object to the Settlement was January 29, 2010.
APPEAL THE REJECTION
OF YOUR CLAIM
The deadline to submit an Appeal Form was April 14, 2010.
SUBMIT A CLASSIFICATION
CHALLENGE FORM
The deadline to submit a Classification Challenge Form was April 29, 2010.
SUBMIT AN ELECTION TO PROCEED
AS FRANCHISEE
The deadline to submit an Election to Proceed As Franchisee Form was April 29, 2010.
DO NOTHING If you do nothing, you will be bound by all orders of the Court relating to the Settlement.

For more details on Class Member options, please consult the Notice.

Final Fairness Hearing

A final approval hearing concerning the fairness of the Settlement of the Lawsuit was held on June 3, 2010 in Courtroom 2119 of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division), 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604. On August 13, 2010, the Court, the Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer presiding, approved the Settlement.

Please note the following important dates:
Date Case-Related Event
January 29, 2010
[Expired]
Claim Form Deadline (postmarked)
January 29, 2010
[Expired]
Opt Out Form Deadline (postmarked)
January 29, 2010
[Expired]
Objection Deadline (filed)
April 29, 2010
[Expired]
Classification Challenge Form Deadline (postmarked)
April 29, 2010
[Expired]
Election to Proceed as Franchisee Form Deadline
April 14, 2010
[Expired]
Appeal Form Deadline (postmarked)
June 30, 2010
at 10:00 a.m.
[Approved]
Final Fairness Hearing