Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc.
Chieftain-Newfield Settlement
6:17-cv-00336-KEW

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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  • You were sent a Notice because you may be a member of the Settlement Class in the Litigation as described therein. The Court caused this Notice to be sent to you because, if you fall within this group and are not otherwise excluded from the Settlement Class, your rights will be affected and you have a right to know about the proposed Settlement, and about all of your options, before the Court decides whether to approve the Settlement. The Notice package describes the Litigation, the Settlement, your legal rights, what benefits are available, who is eligible for them, and how to get them.

  • The Litigation seeks damages for Defendant’s alleged failure to pay the required statutory interest on late payments of oil and gas proceeds. Defendant denies any and all of Plaintiff’s factual and legal allegations. Defendant also expressly denies all liability related to Plaintiff’s allegations of violation of Oklahoma law and for any type of fraud, and it further states that neither Plaintiff nor any of the Class Members are entitled to the relief sought in the Litigation and further state that it would not be appropriate to award any type of damages. Defendant further denies it would be appropriate to certify a contested class based on the facts and claims at issue in the Litigation.

    The Court has made no determination with respect to any of the parties’ remaining claims or defenses.

  • In a class action, one or more plaintiffs sue on behalf of people who have similar claims. All of the individuals and entities on whose behalf the plaintiffs are suing are class members. One court resolves the issues for all class members, except for those who choose to exclude themselves from the class. Here, United States Magistrate Judge Kimberly E. West is presiding over the Litigation.

  • The Court has not reached a final judgment as to whether the Settlement Class could be certified as a contested class action or that Plaintiff has proved or can prove its claims against Defendant. It would likely take several more years before a contested class certification proceeding and trial on the merits could be held, final judgment entered, and appeals exhausted. Instead, Plaintiff and Defendant have agreed to the Settlement in order to resolve the Litigation. In reaching the Settlement, both sides have avoided the risk, cost and time of a trial, and Plaintiff has avoided any further delay in resolving the Litigation. In addition, as with any litigated case, Plaintiff would face an uncertain outcome if this Litigation went to trial. On the one hand, a trial could result in a verdict greater than the Settlement. However, Defendant has asserted many defenses, and a trial could result in a judgment in favor of Defendant on class certification and liability or a verdict lower than the Settlement Amount that Plaintiff has obtained, or even no recovery at all for Plaintiff and the Class Members. Based on these factors and others, Plaintiff and Plaintiff’s Counsel believe the Settlement is best for all Class Members.

  • The Settlement Class consists of the following individuals and entities:

    All non-excluded persons or entities:

    1. who received an Untimely Payment from Defendant between August 1, 2005 and May 31, 2019 for O&G Proceeds from Oklahoma Wells and whose payment(s) did not also include statutory interest prescribed by the PRSA; and/or
    2. whose O&G Proceeds were paid by Defendant to various state agencies between August 1, 2005 and May 31, 2019 as unclaimed or abandoned property without the payment of statutory interest prescribed by the PRSA.
  • The persons or entities excluded from the Class are: (1) agencies, departments, or instrumentalities of the United States of America or the State of Oklahoma; (2) Commissioners of the Land Office of the State of Oklahoma (CLO); (3) publicly traded oil and gas companies and their affiliates; (4) persons or entities (and their affiliates) who are the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) designated operator of more than fifty (50) Oklahoma wells in the month when this Litigation was originally filed (August 2017); (5) persons or entities that Plaintiff’s counsel may be prohibited from representing under Rule 1.7 of the Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct including, but not limited to, Charles David Nutley, Danny George, Dan McClure, Kelly McClure Callant, William L. Galbreath, Verdeen L. Slatten, Jack A. Slatten, Verdeen L. Slatten Family Limited Partnership, Neva M. Dorman, Ann Ellis Boles, Fischer-Jones, LLC, B.N. Taliaferro, Jr. individually and as Trustee of the B. N. Taliaferro Management Trust, Jack B. Searle, Tamara D. Searle, OGI, Inc., and their relatives; (6) officers of the court; and (7) Owners who were not entitled to receive $100 or more in O&G Proceeds from Defendant cumulatively in a 12-month period, provided, however, this exclusion of so-called “minimum pay” Owners does not apply to interest claims for other 12 month periods of Proceeds when the same Owner was entitled to $100 or more and thus not in a “minimum pay” status.

    Also, you are not a Class Member if you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class by submitting a valid and timely request for exclusion in accordance with the requirements set forth in this Notice and in the Settlement Agreement. The procedure for requesting exclusion from the Settlement Class is described below in the Answer to Question No. 13.

  • If you are still not sure whether you are included, you can ask for help, which will be provided to you at no cost. You can call the Settlement Administrator at 1-855-961-0952, or write to the following address:

    Chieftain-Newfield Settlement
    c/o JND Legal Administration, Settlement Administrator
    P.O. Box 91308
    Seattle, WA 98111

    You can also contact the Settlement Administrator via the contact form on the Contact Us page.

  • In consideration of the Settlement, Defendant has agreed to pay $19,500,000 in cash. In addition, commencing with payments of O&G Proceeds made by Newfield to Owners after May 31, 2019, Newfield will: (1) implement new procedures and policies reasonably calculated to accomplish the payment of statutory interest on Untimely Payments at the applicable rate of interest set out in the PRSA to Owners in Oklahoma Wells, without awaiting a demand for said interest payment, and will maintain such procedures (or other policies and procedures reasonably calculated to accomplish the same result) unless or until there is a change in the law; and (2) take steps and/or continue to take steps reasonably calculated to comply with Oklahoma law regarding the exercise of due diligence and the conduct of meaningful searches to locate Owners prior to paying their O&G Proceeds over to various state agencies as unclaimed and/or abandoned property. Plaintiff estimates these Future Benefits have a net present value of at least $12,000,000.00. See the Settlement Agreement for full details.

    The Settlement, if approved, will result in the dismissal of the Complaint against Defendant and the release by all Class Members of all the Released Claims the Releasing Parties may have against the Released Parties, as defined below in Answer to Question No. 12. The Net Settlement Fund will be distributed to the Class Members who are not excluded from the Settlement Class in accordance with the provisions of the Allocation Methodology and Final Plan of Allocation, which is explained below in the Answer to Question No. 9.

  • The Net Settlement Fund shall be allocated to Class Members on the following basis:

    With the Court’s approval, Plaintiff’s Counsel shall, subject to Court approval, allocate the Net Settlement Fund to individual Class Members who are participating in the Settlement proportionately based on the amount of statutory interest owed on the original underlying payment that allegedly occurred outside the time periods required by the PRSA, with due regard for the production date, the date the underlying payment was made, the amount of the underlying payment, the time periods set forth in the PRSA, any additional statutory interest that Plaintiff’s Counsel believes has since accrued, and the amount of interest or returns that have accrued on the Class Member’s proportionate share of the Net Settlement Fund during the time such share was held in the Escrow Account. This allocation is subject to modification by Plaintiff’s Counsel and final approval by the Court.

    If you have questions about the tax consequences of participating in the Settlement, you should consult with your own tax advisor.

  • If you do not exclude yourself pursuant to the procedure set forth in Answer to Question No. 13 below, YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE ANY ACTION WHATSOEVER to receive your portion of the Net Settlement Fund (if any).

  • Payment to Class Members is contingent on several matters, including the Court’s approval of the Settlement and that approval becoming final and no longer subject to any appeal to any court, as set forth more specifically in paragraph 1.14 of the Settlement Agreement.

    The Net Settlement Fund will be distributed by the Settlement Administrator as soon as reasonably possible after final approval has been obtained for the Settlement and any appeals are exhausted. The Settlement Agreement specifies deadlines for distributing the Net Settlement Fund. Any appeal of final approval could take well in excess of one year. It is not anticipated that any meaningful interest will accrue on the Net Settlement Fund. The Settlement may be terminated on several grounds, including if the Court does not approve or materially modifies the terms of the Settlement. If the Settlement is terminated, the Litigation will proceed as if the Settlement had not been reached.

  • Unless you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, if the Settlement is approved, you will be a participating Class Member. As a participating Class Member, you will receive any portion of the Net Settlement Fund allocated to you and will be bound by all orders and judgments entered by the Court regarding the Settlement. If the Settlement is approved, you will not be able to sue, continue to sue, or be part of any other lawsuit against any of the Released Parties concerning any of the Released Claims.

    Release

    If the Court enters a final order approving the Settlement, all Class Members, on behalf of the “Releasing Parties,” will release any “Released Claims” they have against the “Released Parties.” This means that if you remain a member of the Settlement Class, any and all claims related to unpaid statutory interest during the Claim Period will be released and discharged.

    Claim Period” means any time up to and including June 1, 2019.

    Released Claims” means all claims and damages asserted in the Third Amended Complaint (statutory, contract, tort, equitable, punitive, and other relief), and all claims and damages arising from any legal or equitable theory related to statutory interest on Untimely Payments made by Defendant directly to Owners or to various state agencies as unclaimed or abandoned property during the Claim Period for O&G Proceeds from Oklahoma Wells which did not also include the statutory interest prescribed by the PRSA. This shall not include claims excluded from the scope of Released Claims in the last paragraph of this Section 1.36. The release of Released Claims will be effective as against a Settlement Class Member without regard to whether a Settlement Class Member actually received a payment from the Net Settlement Fund and without regard to whether any payment received was correctly determined.

    Released Claims do not include: (a) claims of Owners for statutory interest on Untimely Payments made by Defendant after May 31, 2019; (b) claims for breach of obligations to Settlement Class Members to develop Oklahoma oil and gas leases and failure to prevent offset drainage; (c) claims for PSRA statutory interest on royalty owner claims that royalty has been underpaid based on express and/or implied covenants of oil and gas leases or force pooling orders; and (d) any other claims that Class Members may have against Defendant other than specific statutory interest claims under the PRSA set out in the first sentence of this Section 1.36.

    Defendant mutually releases any claims concerning statutory interest on Untimely Payments under the PRSA it has or could have asserted against Plaintiff and the Settlement Class in this Litigation.

    Released Parties” means Newfield and its former or present parents (including but not limited to Encana Corporation and Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.), subsidiaries, and affiliates (entities which own an interest in Newfield, or in which Newfield owns an interest), and any and all of its former or present officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, board members, successors, assigns, and consultants.

    Releasing Parties” means Chieftain and all Settlement Class Members who do not timely and properly opt-out or submit a request for exclusion from the Settlement, and who are not otherwise excluded from the Settlement Class by order of the Court. All members of the Settlement Class who do not timely and properly submit Requests for Exclusion and who are not otherwise excluded from the Settlement Class by order of the Court and their heirs, successors, and assigns will be enjoined by the Court in the Judgment from filing or prosecuting Released Claims.

  • To get out of the Settlement, you must exclude yourself from the Settlement Class. To exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, you must send by certified mail, return receipt requested, to Defendant’s Counsel, Plaintiff’s Counsel, and the Settlement Administrator a written statement that you want to be excluded from the Settlement Class in Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc. In addition to the other information specified in the rest of this answer, your statement must include your name, address, telephone number, and notarized signature, and must be received no later than February 17, 2020 at 5 p.m. CT. Your written statement must be sent to:

    Plaintiff's Counsel

    Patrick M. Ryan
    Phillip G. Whaley
    Jason A. Ryan
    Paula M. Jantzen
    RYAN WHALEY COLDIRON JANTZEN PETERS & WEBBER PLLC
    900 Robinson Renaissance
    119 North Robinson
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

    Robert N. Barnes
    Patranell Lewis
    Emily Nash Kitch
    BARNES & LEWIS, LLP
    208 N.W. 60th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118

    Michael Burrage
    WHITTEN BURRAGE
    512 N. Broadway Ave., Ste. 300
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

    Lawrence R. Murphy Jr.
    611 South Detroit Avenue
    Tulsa, OK 74120

    Defendants' Counsel

    Collin J. Cox
    Robert D. Woods
    YETTER COLEMAN LLP
    811 Main Street, Suite 4100
    Houston, Texas 77002

    Timothy j. Bomhoff
    Jodi C. Cole
    MCAFEE & TAFT
    A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
    Two Leadership Square, Tenth Floor
    211 N. Robinson Street
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102-7103

    Settlement Administrator

    Chieftain-Newfield Settlement
    c/o JND Legal Administration
    P.O. Box 91308
    Seattle, WA 98111

    To be effective, your written request for exclusion must be SERVED and RECEIVED at the above addresses no later than February 17, 2020 at 5 p.m. CT. You cannot exclude yourself on the website, by telephone, facsimile or by e-mail. The letter must be signed by you under oath and acknowledged by a Notary Public. In the letter, you must identify your interest in any wells for which you have received payments from Defendant or anyone making payments on Defendant’s behalf, including the name, well number, county in which the well is located, and the owner identification number. Any such letter also should state generally:

    Dear Judge, I want to exclude myself from the Settlement Class in Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc., Case No. 17-cv-00336-KEW, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. I understand it will be my responsibility to pursue any claims I may have, if I so desire, on my own and at my expense.

    If you do not follow these procedures—including meeting the date for exclusion set out above—you will not be excluded from the Settlement Class, and you will be bound by all of the orders and judgments entered by the Court regarding the Settlement, including the release of claims. You must exclude yourself even if you already have a pending case against any of the Released Parties based upon any Released Claims.

    If you validly request exclusion as described above, you cannot object to the Settlement, and you will not have released any claim against the Released Parties. You will not be legally bound by anything that happens in the Litigation. You will also not participate in any distribution of the Net Settlement Fund. Do not request exclusion if you wish to participate in the Settlement.

  • No. Unless you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class in connection with the Litigation, you (and any other Releasing Parties) give up any right to sue any or all of the Released Parties for any Released Claims. If you have a pending lawsuit or arbitration against Defendant or any of their officers and/or directors or any other Released Parties, speak to the lawyer representing you in that case immediately. You must exclude yourself from this Settlement Class to continue your own lawsuit or arbitration against any of the Released Parties.

  • No. If you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, you may be able to sue, continue to sue, or be part of a different lawsuit or arbitration against the Released Parties, but you will not receive any money from this Settlement.

  • The law firms of (a) Ryan Whaley Coldiron Jantzen Peters & Webber PLLC; (b) Barnes & Lewis, LLP; (c) Whitten Burrage; and (d) Lawrence R. Murphy, Jr. represent Plaintiff and all other Class Members in this Litigation. These lawyers are called Plaintiff’s Counsel. You will not be charged directly by these lawyers. If the Court authorizes it, these lawyers will be paid in accordance with the Answer to Question No. 17 below. If you want to be represented by your own lawyer, you may hire one at your own expense.

  • Plaintiff’s Counsel intends to seek an award of attorneys’ fees up to $7,800,000.00 to be paid out of the Gross Settlement Fund. Plaintiff’s Counsel has been litigating this case for two years without any payment whatsoever. At the Final Fairness Hearing, Plaintiff’s Counsel will also seek reimbursement from the Gross Settlement Fund of the expenses incurred in connection with the prosecution of this Litigation, and which will be incurred through final distribution of the Settlement, which amount will not exceed $ 200,000.00. Plaintiff’s Counsel will also request approval of Administration, Notice and Distribution Costs associated with effectuating the Settlement in an amount not to exceed $450,000.00 to be paid from the Gross Settlement Fund. Plaintiff intends to seek a Case Contribution Award relating to his representation of the Settlement Class, taking into account Plaintiff’s time, effort, risk and burden, up to $75,000.00.

  • If you are a Class Member and you do not exclude yourself, you can object to the Settlement if you do not like any part of it. You can give reasons why you think the Court should not approve the Settlement, Allocation Methodology, Plan of Allocation, request for Plaintiff’s Attorneys’ Fees or reimbursement of Litigation Expenses, or Case Contribution Award to Plaintiff. To object, you must send a written statement to the Court, Plaintiff’s Counsel, and Defendant’s Counsel saying that you object to the proposed Settlement. You must include in your written statement:

    1. a heading referring to Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc., Case No. 17-cv-00336-KEW, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma;
    2. a statement as to whether you intend to appear at the Final Fairness Hearing, either in person or through counsel, and, if through counsel, counsel must be identified by name, address and telephone number (this statement must also comply with the requirement stated in Answer to Question No. 22 below);
    3. a detailed statement of the specific legal and factual basis for each and every objection;
    4. a list of any witnesses you wish to call at the Final Fairness Hearing, together with a brief summary of each witness’s expected testimony (to the extent you desire to offer expert testimony and/or an expert report, any such evidence must fully comply with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Local Rules of the Court);
    5. a list of and copies of any exhibits you may seek to use at the Final Fairness Hearing;
    6. a list of any legal authority you may present at the Final Fairness Hearing;
    7. your name, current address, current telephone number, and all owner identification numbers with Defendant;
    8. your signature executed before a Notary Public;
    9. identification of your interest in wells from which you have received payments made by or on behalf of Defendant (by well name, payee well number, and county in which the well is located) during the Claim Period and identification of such payments by date of payment, date of production, and amount; and
    10. if you are objecting to any portion of the Plaintiff’s Attorneys’ Fees or Litigation Expenses sought by Plaintiff’s Counsel on the basis that the amounts requested are unreasonably high, you must specifically state the portion of Plaintiff’s Attorneys’ Fees and/or Litigation Expenses you believe is fair and reasonable and the portion that is not.

    Your written objection must be filed with the Court and served on Plaintiff’s Counsel and Defendant’s Counsel by certified mail, return receipt requested, and received at the addresses below no later than February 17, 2020 at 5pm CT:

    By the above date, your written objection must be ON FILE with the Court at the address below:

    Clerk of the Court
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
    101 North 5th Street
    Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401

    And, by the same date, copies of your written objection must be served and received by counsel at the addresses below:

    Plaintiff's Counsel

    Patrick M. Ryan
    Phillip G. Whaley
    Jason A. Ryan
    Paula M. Jantzen
    RYAN WHALEY COLDIRON JANTZEN PETERS & WEBBER PLLC
    900 Robinson Renaissance
    119 North Robinson
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

    Robert N. Barnes
    Patranell Lewis
    Emily Nash Kitch
    BARNES & LEWIS, LLP
    208 N.W. 60th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118

    Michael Burrage
    WHITTEN BURRAGE
    512 N. Broadway Ave., Ste. 300
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

    Lawrence R. Murphy Jr.
    611 South Detroit Avenue
    Tulsa, OK 74120

    Defendants' Counsel

    Collin J. Cox
    Robert D. Woods
    YETTER COLEMAN LLP
    811 Main Street, Suite 4100
    Houston, Texas 77002

    Timothy j. Bomhoff
    Jodi C. Cole
    MCAFEE & TAFT
    A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
    Two Leadership Square, Tenth Floor
    211 N. Robinson Street
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102-7103

    UNLESS OTHERWISE ORDERED BY THE COURT, ANY SETTLEMENT CLASS MEMBER WHO DOES NOT OBJECT IN THE MANNER DESCRIBED HEREIN WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE WAIVED ANY OBJECTION AND SHALL BE FOREVER FORECLOSED FROM MAKING ANY OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND THE APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND LITIGATION EXPENSES AND CASE CONTRIBUTION AWARD AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PRESENT ANY OBJECTIONS AT THE FINAL FAIRNESS HEARING.

  • Objecting is simply telling the Court that you do not like something about the Settlement. You can object only if you are a Participating Class Member. Excluding yourself is telling the Court that you do not want to be part of the Settlement Class. If you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, you have no basis to object, because the Settlement no longer affects you. If you do not exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, you will remain a member of the Settlement Class and will be bound by the terms of the Settlement Agreement (including the release contained therein) and all orders and judgments entered by the Court regarding the Settlement regardless of whether the Court accepts or denies your objection.

  • The Court will hold a Final Fairness Hearing on March 2, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. CT, at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 101 North 5th Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401. Please note that the date of the Final Fairness Hearing is subject to change without further notice. If you plan to attend the hearing, you should check with the Court and tgus websute to be sure no change to the date and time of the hearing has been made. At this hearing, the Court will consider whether the Settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate. If there are objections, the Court will consider them at that time. After the Final Fairness Hearing, the Court will decide whether to approve the Settlement, the Allocation Methodology, and the Plan of Allocation. The Court will also rule on the request for attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses by Plaintiff’s Counsel and the request for Case Contribution Award for Plaintiff relating to his representation of the Settlement Class. We do not know how long it will take the Court to make these decisions.

  • No. Plaintiff’s Counsel will answer any questions the Court might have for the Settlement Class. But you are welcome to come at your own expense. If you timely and properly file and serve an objection (see Answer to Question No. 18 above), you do not have to come to Court to talk about it. As long as you properly file and serve your written objection on time, it will be before the Court when the Court considers whether to approve the Settlement as fair, reasonable and adequate. You also may pay your own lawyer to attend the Final Fairness Hearing, but attendance is not necessary. However, if you fail to timely and properly file and serve an objection, you will not be entitled to be heard at the Final Fairness Hearing regarding any objections.

  • If you are a Class Member who has not requested to be excluded from the Settlement Class, you may ask the Court for permission to speak at the Final Fairness Hearing. To do so, you must send a letter or other paper called a “Notice of Intention to Appear at Fairness Hearing in Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc.” Be sure to include your name, address, telephone number, and signature. Your Notice of Intention to Appear must be served on and received by the counsel listed in Answer to Question No. 18 and must be filed with the Clerk of the Court at the address in the Answer to Question No. 18 no later than February 17, 2020 at 5 p.m. CT. You cannot speak at the Final Fairness Hearing if you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class.

    If you object to the Settlement or any part thereof and you or your attorney wish to be heard at the Final Fairness Hearing, you must file a Notice of Intention to Appear as outlined above by the date specified for objections in the Answer to Question No. 18 in order to present your objection at the Hearing (see also Answer to Question No. 18 above).

  • If you do nothing and you are a Class Member, you will receive payment in connection with the Settlement as explained in response to Question No. 9 above if you are entitled to a distribution pursuant to the Allocation Methodology and Final Plan of Allocation, and you will be bound by the Settlement. Unless you exclude yourself from the Settlement Class, neither you nor any other Releasing Party will be able to start a lawsuit or arbitration, continue a lawsuit or arbitration, or be part of any other lawsuit or arbitration against any of the Released Parties based on any Released Claims.

  • The Notice summarizes the Settlement. The complete terms of the Settlement are set out in the Settlement Agreement and the documents referenced therein and attached thereto. You may obtain a copy of the Settlement Agreement, as well as other documents, from the Important Documents page of this website or you may request copies by writing to Chieftain-Newfield Settlement, c/o JND Legal Administration, Settlement Administrator, P.O. Box 91308, Seattle, WA 98111. If you elect to obtain copies from a source other than the free website, there may be a charge to you for copying and mailing such documents. The Settlement Agreement also is filed in Chieftain Royalty Company v. Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc., Case No. 17-cv-00336-KEW, with the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 101 North 5th Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401, and may be obtained from the Clerk’s office directly. Further information regarding the Litigation and the Notice may be obtained by contacting Plaintiff’s Counsel at the address provided in the Answer to Question No. 18 above.

  • If you have reviewed the information available on this website but still have questions, you can contact the Settlement Administrator via the Contact Us page.

     

    PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT REGARDING THE NOTICE.

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