August 2016: Claims administration is pending. This website will be updated once the process is completed.
- The Court has granted final approval of the Settlement.
- No new claim submissions are being accepted.
Questions? Contact Class Counsel:
James R. Peluso, Esq.
Dreyer Boyajian LLP
75 Columbia Street
Albany, NY 12210
The rights and options of Class Members are explained in the Detailed Notice.
WHAT IS THIS LAWSUIT ABOUT?
The plaintiffs Louis Bellotti and Anna Marie Bellotti, acting on behalf of themselves and all those similarly situated, commenced this lawsuit against the Defendant in 2014. The claims arise out of a gastrointestinal illness outbreak of norovirus experienced by some people who visited the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York, during January and February of 2014. The lawsuit seeks monetary compensation for personal injuries for those who became sick. Illness is characterized by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and/or abdominal pain. Lethargy, weakness, muscle aches, headaches and fever may also occur. The Defendant denies any liability or damages alleged by Plaintiffs.
WHO IS A CLASS MEMBER?
The New York State Supreme Court, Ulster County, has certified this matter as a class action. The definition of the Class is as follows:
All persons who experienced gastrointestinal illness within 72 hours after visiting the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York between January 27, 2014 and February 28, 2014.
HOW DO YOU PARTICIAPTE IN THE SETTLEMENT?
To participate in the Settlement, a Class Member must have submitted a Claim Form postmarked no later than May 2, 2016. Any Class Member who failed to submit a valid and timely Claim Form will not receive any money from the Settlement, but will be bound by the Court’s judgment and will be deemed to have released any rights to sue the Defendant, unless the Class Member filed a timely request to be excluded from the Settlement.
The claims submission deadline has passed. No new claim submissions will be accepted.