Kim D. Stephens will join Hon. Thomas McPhee (RET) to discuss Settlement Strategies: Current best practices for designing a settlement that the courts will approve and effectively administering settlements once approved at the upcoming Law Seminars® International's 16th Annual Conference on Litigating Class Actions on May 7 & 8, 2020. For more information please go to read more

On November 8, 2019, the King County Superior Court gave final approval to the settlement in the case. The university has set up a website with information for plaintiffs: Under the settlement, WSU has agreed to, among other things, (1) provide credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance; (2) provide cash payments to Settlement Class Members for reimbursement of certain documented Out-of-Pocket Costs incurred as a result of the breach; (3) provide cash payments of up to $15 per hour for up to three hours for time spent dealing with issues plausibly connected to the breach. In addition, WSU has taken or will take certain remedial measures and has enhanced security measures that it will continue to implement. read more

On June 12, 2019 Untied States District Judge Joan B. Gottschall preliminarily approved a proposed settlement of $135 million settlement provides class members with up to $2,500 per truck or up to $10,000 rebate off a new truck depending on months of ownership or lease, or the option to seek up to $15,000 per truck in out-of-pocket damages caused by the alleged defect. Details of the settlement, compensation options, claim forms, and timelines are all now available at the settlement website: A Fairness Hearing for final approval of the Settlement Agreement is scheduled for November 13, 2019. read more

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