The Court held a fairness hearing in Courtroom 228 of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, 85 Marconi Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio, 43215, on July 16, 2014, to determine whether the settlement is fair, reasonable, and adequate; and if there were objections, the Court considered them. The Court also asked to approve Class Counsel’s request for Attorneys’ Fees and Costs, the Class Representatives’ Enhancement Payments, and the Settlement Administration Costs. The Court granted final approval of the settlement on July 16, 2014.
Appeals were filed on July 31, 2014 and August 14, 2014. It is always uncertain when these issues can be resolved, and resolving them can take time. This website will be updated as soon as more information is available.