Court Orders

Order (The Court will enforce the Cy pres provision of the Settlement Agreement as modified, Section V.E.13 [405]) (April 8, 2016)

Order (Set/Reset Deadlines: Government’s Memorandum of Law due by 12/4/2015. Class counsel’s memorandum of law due by 12/18/2015.)

Order (the Court directs the parties to file briefs addressing whether the identifiable class members are entitled to the distribution of any excess funds, whether the Court has the authority to provide for the distribution of unclaimed settlement funds to Class Members rather than to cy pres beneficiaries, whether acts of Congress bear on whether it would be permissible or appropriate to provide for the distribution of unclaimed settlement funds to Class Members, what legal standard(s) should the Court apply in determining whether taking such action would be appropriate, and should the Court schedule a public hearing inviting Class Members to offer their views regarding these issues) (September 3, 2015).

Order (further modifying Settlement Agreement for a deceased Class Member or of a Class Member with a physical or mental limitation to submit legal representative documentation to the Claims Administrator on or before December 15, 2014; and a firm deadline of May 31, 2015 for the negotiation of all settlement checks is granted) (September 17, 2014)

Unopposed MOTION to Modify Final Order and Judgment and Memorandum (to extend the time by which a legal representative of a deceased Class Member or of a Class Member with a physical or mental limitation who has been determined to be entitled to an Award under the Settlement Agreement may submit legal representative documentation to the Claims Administrator; and that the Court impose a firm deadline of May 31, 2015 for the negotiation of all settlement checks) (September 15, 2014)

Order (further modifying Settlement Agreement for Untimely Claims; instructions governing the balance remaining in the Designated Account; and Estate checks issued to Claimants and Co-Claimants) (Apr. 7, 2014)

Memorandum Opinion and Order denying pro se motions seeking reconsideration of their claim determinations) (Mar. 5, 2014) (The Court has no authority to require reconsideration of denied claims.)

Order (directing the Claims Administrator to file an affidavit explaining the circumstances of the claimants who were recently notified about their lack of membership in the settlement class) (July 31, 2013)

Opinion and Order (granting class counsel’s updated motion for an award of attorneys’ fees and expenses) (July 11, 2013)

Settlement Order (Sept. 14, 2012)

Order of Reference: Appointment of Ombudsman (Feb. 6, 2012)

Order and Judgment (approving Settlement Agreement) (Oct. 27, 2011)

Opinion (approving Settlement Agreement) (Oct. 27, 2011)