Bearpaw Hiking Boots Failed Waterproofing Class Action Settlement (California Only)

Class Eligibility

All persons who purchased Bearpaw Lassen WP men’s and women’s hiking boots from a Big 5 Sporting Goods store in California between January 25, 2012 through October 20, 2017.

Estimated Amount

$5 – $7.50

Proof of Purchase


Those without proof of purchase will only receive a voucher

Case Name

Jason Carmody v. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., et al.,
Case No. 37-2016-0002469-CU-BT-CTL

Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Diego

Case Summary

The Action claims that Defendants misrepresented the waterproof nature of the Bearpaw Lassen WP hiking boots. The Plaintiff claimed that in doing so, Defendants violated laws that protects consumers: the California Unfair Competition Law (Business and Professions Code § 17200), the California False Advertising Law (Business and Professions Code § 17500), and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Civil Code § 1770). Defendants deny and continue to deny each of the Action’s and Plaintiff’s allegations. However, to avoid the expense, inconvenience and risk created by the Action

Settlement Pool





Carmody v. Big 5 Settlement Administrator


P.O. Box 404041

Louisville, KY 40233-4041

(866) 863-8937>