VCA ERISA Settlement

Smith, et al. v. VCA Inc., et al., No. 2:21-cv-09140-GW-AGR (C.D. Cal.)

Important Update:  On July 3, 2023, the Court approved the Settlement as being fair, reasonable, and adequate.  A copy of the Final Approval order is available here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Important Dates

Important Settlement Deadlines That Will Affect Your Rights

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Welcome to the VCA ERISA Settlement Website.

If you were a participant or beneficiary of the VCA Inc. Salary Savings Plan (the “Plan”) during the period November 22, 2015 through July 24, 2020, your rights may be affected by a proposed settlement of this class action lawsuit.

The Court in charge of this case is the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The persons who sued on behalf of themselves and the Plan are called the “Named Plaintiffs,” and the people they sued are called “Defendants.” The Named Plaintiffs are Brian Smith, Jacqueline Mooney, Angela Bakanas, and Matthew Colón. The Defendants are, among others, VCA Inc. (“VCA”) and the Plan Committee for the VCA Inc. Salary Savings Plan.This website is provided as a service to eligible settlement class members.

The Court still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be made only if the Court approves the Settlement and that approval is upheld in the event of any appeal.

The information provided is in summary form and is not intended as a complete explanation of your rights. For full and complete information, you are directed to review carefully the Notice.