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We have obtained the following payment updates regarding some of the class action settlements. Keep checking back for more updates and like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for up to the minute news.
Steven Brody, et al. vs. Merck & Co., Inc., et al. (Coppertone sunscreen) | 12-cv-4774-PGS-DEA – Final Settlement was approved on March 12, 2013. Checks should follow shortly.
In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation Settlement | 08-mc-0511 – It is currently projected that the payments will be mailed in the first part of 2013. The motion for attorneys’ fees has not yet been ruled upon.
MagSafe Power Adapter Settlement | C 09-01911 JW – An appeal has been filed challenging the Court’s order approving the settlement. Payment will depend on the outcome of the appeal.
Chambers v. Weber-Stephen Products LLC | 37-2011-00085919-CU-BT-CTL – The appeal that was filed has been dismissed. Settlement checks were mailed on approximately March 13, 2013.
In re Ferrero Litigation (Nutella) | 11-CV-205 H – Appeals have been filed by objectors in both the Nationwide and California cases. Both appeals are related to the Final Approval Order and Judgment in the respective cases. Final distribution of the net Settlement Fund cannot be made unless and until the Final Orders and Judgments are affirmed and all appeals resolved.
In re Nutella Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation | 3:11-cv-01086 – Appeals have been filed by objectors in both the Nationwide and California cases. Both appeals are related to the Final Approval Order and Judgment in the respective cases. Final distribution of the net Settlement Fund cannot be made unless and until the Final Orders and Judgments are affirmed and all appeals resolved.
Arthur, et al. v. Sallie Mae, Inc. | C10-0198JLR – On October 17, 2012, an appeal was filed. This appeal has now been resolved. Checks for eligible Settlement Class Members who elected to receive a Cash Award were distributed beginning the week of February 22, 2013.
Chavez v. Blue Sky Natural Beverage Company Settlement | 6-cv-06609 JSW – An objector has appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The settlement benefits will not be able to be distributed until the appeal is resolved. The average case in the Ninth Circuit takes more than a year to be completed.
Fishbein v. All Market Inc. d/b/a Vita Coco | 11-CIV-5580 (JPO) - An appeal has been filed which must be resolved before payments are made.