A federal judge has ruled that because there are fewer valid claimants in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against Rita’s Water Ice than originally anticipated, each will get a larger share of the $3 million settlement fund.

The class action was filed in 2015 by Sherry Brown and Ericka Newby. The two claimed that Rita’s sent them “Cool Alerts” text messages announcing when certain water ice flavors and other products were available at local stores.

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