POWELL DEFENDANTS SETTLEMENT UPDATE

On October 26, 2016, pursuant to paragraph 55 of the Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA,” which can be accessed below), the Claims Committee mailed second distribution checks to each Powell Defendants Settlement Juvenile Settlement Class member who cashed his or her Powell Defendants Settlement award check (mailed on or about April 26, 2016). As described in the MSA, the Juvenile Settlement Class members who cashed their Powell Defendants Settlement award checks are entitled to payment from the balance remaining in the Powell Defendants’ Settlement Fund as a result of the failure of other Juvenile Settlement Class members to cash their award checks. Pursuant to the Court’s September 15, 2016 Order, the following deadlines shall govern the second distribution checks mailed on October 26, 2016:

If you have any questions about the Powell Defendants Settlement, please contact the Claims Committee at 1-800-598-0516. If you have an updated address, please email jfantini@anapolweiss.com or ctaylor@anapolweiss.com.

List of Relevant Documents:

  • Court Order- September 15, 2016 PDF


  • POWELL DEFENDANTS SETTLEMENT UPDATE

    There will be no settlement checks distributed in September 2016. The Powell Defendants Settlement checks referenced in the January 2016 award letter were previously distributed in April 2016. If you have questions about the Powell Defendants Settlement, please contact the Claims Committee at 1-800-598-0516. If you have an updated address, please email jfantini@anapolweiss.com or ctaylor@anapolweiss.com.


    POWELL DEFENDANTS SETTLEMENT AWARD LETTER

    On January 29, 2016, the Claims Committee mailed Powell Defendants Settlement award letters to all individuals that submitted paperwork to participate in the Powell Defendants Settlement. If you have questions about your Powell Defendants Settlement award letter, please contact the Claims Committee at: 1-800-598-0516


    COURT ISSUES FINAL APPROVAL OF POWELL DEFENDANTS SETTLEMENT

    On December 21, 2015, the Court entered an order granting final approval to the settlement between the Plaintiffs and the Powell Defendants. The Court's order and opinion are available below.

    Pursuant to the Court's order, within forty-five (45) days of the December 21, 2015, order, the Claims Committee is required to mail to Class Members who made a claim against the settlement fund a letter including the amount of their award, if any, from the settlement fund.

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    COURT PRELIMINARILY APPROVES PROPOSED SETTLEMENT BETWEEN PLAINTIFFS AND POWELL DEFENDANTS

    On August 10, 2015, the Court entered an order preliminarily approving  the proposed settlement between Plaintiffs and Powell Defendants.  A copy of the August 10, 2015, order is available below.

    Pursuant to the Court's order, proof of claim forms and release forms must be postmarked or received by the Powell Defendants Claims Committee on or before October 5, 2015 (which is the same date as the Objection and Opt-Out Deadline).  The proof of claim form and authorization to release records are available below.

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    If you have an updated address, please email jfantini@anapolweiss.com.

     

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