Submit a Claim - Claim Instructions

To receive a payment of up to $140 from the Settlement Fund, you must complete a Proof of Claim Form that is submitted electronically or postmarked no later than March 15, 2017.

Each Settlement Class Member is entitled to make only ONE claim per phone number regardless of the number of telephone calls received. There can only be one claim made per phone number.

If you are not sure you are a member of the Settlement Class, please review the Notice or the FAQs on this website.

How to File Online

To complete a Proof of Claim Form online, click on “Start Your Claim” below. Then carefully read all instructions, provide the requested information, complete the certification and submit the Proof of Claim Form.

Please have your affected phone number and provider information ready as you will not be able to save and come back to your Proof of Claim Form at a later time.

Start Your Claim

How to File via Mail

You may also mail in the Proof Claim Form mailed to you or download a copy here. Read the instructions and fill out the form to the best of your ability. Then mail your form to the Settlement Administrator at the address below:

RCN TCPA Settlement Administrator
PO Box 4153
Portland, OR 97208-4153

NOTE: This website provides a summary of the Settlement and is provided for informational purposes only. In the event of any discrepancy between the text of this website and the original text upon which it is based, the text of the original document shall prevail.

Questions? Contact the Settlement Administrator at 1-844-418-6625 or by email at

Important Dates

  • April 1, 2011 to November 1, 2016
    Class Period
  • February 1, 2017
    Postmarked and Online deadline to Exclude yourself from the Settlement
  • February 1, 2017
    Receive deadline to Object to the Settlement
  • March 15, 2017
    Online Claim Filing deadline
  • March 15, 2017
    Postmarked deadline for Claim Filing
  • February 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. CST
    Final Approval Hearing
    Richard J. Daley Center
    50 West Washington Street
    Courtroom 2102
    Chicago, IL 60602