Key Dates and Case Documents

The key dates below reflect important dates and deadlines in connection with the Settlement. Please be sure to review these dates and take any appropriate steps necessary before these deadlines pass. The documents posted below provide additional information regarding the lawsuit and the Settlement. You are encouraged to review all the documents and contents of this Website.

Key Dates

Date Event Description
August 25, 2016 Preliminary Approval of the Settlement On this date the Court granted preliminary approval of the Settlement set forth in the Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement between the parties.
January 17, 2017
Deadline to Request Exclusion from the Settlement Class If you do not want to be part of the Settlement Class, you must deliver or mail a written request for exclusion from the Settlement Class to the Claims Administrator. The exclusion request must be received no later than January 17, 2017.
January 17, 2017
Deadline to Object to the Settlement If you wish to object to the Settlement, the Plan of Allocation or the request for attorneys' fees and expenses, you must submit an objection, in the proper format, so that it is received no later than January 17, 2017.
January 17, 2017
Deadline to File Notice of Appearance If you submit a written objection, you may ask the Court for permission to speak at the Settlement Fairness Hearing. To do so, you must submit a notice of appearance so that it is received no later than January 17, 2017.
January 21, 2017
Claim Submission Deadline You may submit a claim online by going to the File a Claim page of this website. Alternatively, you can print out the Claim Form below, complete it, and mail it, postmarked by January 21, 2017.
February 6, 2017
at 10:00 A.M.
Settlement Fairness Hearing You may attend the Settlement Fairness Hearing, but it is not required. In order to speak at the hearing, you must have submitted a timely written objection and notice of appearance.