updated 03:10 pm EDT, Fri June 5, 2009
QuickBooks 2006 lawsuit
The Garden City Group has filed a Notice of Class Action Settlement, based on a case alleging that Intuit's QuickBooks 2006 software can cause the loss or damage of important data. As a result of Create-A-Card v. Intuit Inc., affected QuickBooks users may thus be eligible to claim an award. The settlement proposes reimbursement of both monetary recovery as well as a free upgrade to QuickBooks Pro 2007.
To receive an award victims must submit a claim form, at which point they are bound to the terms of the settlement's agreement and release. The deadline for submitting a form is August 31st. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved the settlement, pending final approval by the US District Court for the Northern District of California; this means that both Canadian and American residents can file for compensation.