You may stay in the Settlement Class; Opt Out of the Settlement Class; or object to any aspect of the Settlement or the Attorneys’ Fees and Expenses Plaintiff’s counsel will request.
Stay in the Class: You will be a member of the Settlement Class if you do nothing. As a Settlement Class Member, you will be legally bound by the Settlement, and you will not be able to sue, or continue suing, Shellpoint for the same claims that this Case resolves.
Exclude / Opt Out of Class: If you do not want to be legally bound by the Settlement, you must Opt Out of the Settlement by July 27, 2022. If you Opt Out, you will not receive a payment, but you will be able to file or continue your own lawsuit against Shellpoint about the same claims that this Case resolves. To Opt Out of the Settlement, the Settlement Class Member must mail an Opt Out request postmarked no later than July 27, 2022 to Dutcher v Shellpoint, c/o Kroll Settlement Administrator, PO Box 5324, New York, NY 10150-5324. The Opt Out request must clearly indicate the name, address and telephone number of the person seeking to Opt Out; that the person requests to Opt Out from the Settlement; and must personally sign the Opt Out request.
Object to the Settlement or Attorneys’ Fees or Any Other Aspect of the Settlement
: Any Settlement Class Member who does not request to be excluded from the Settlement may submit a written objection to the Settlement and may appear at the Hearing described below (the “Fairness Hearing”) if they wish to speak or show cause why the Settlement should not be approved as fair, reasonable and adequate, provided that they must first hand-deliver or serve by U.S. first class mail or by email, to (a) Plaintiff’s counsel care of Lawrence J. Lederer, Bailey & Glasser, LLP, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Suite 540, Washington, DC 20007, email [email protected]
; and (b) defendant Shellpoint’s counsel, Marc Gottlieb, Akerman LLP, 201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1800, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, email [email protected]
, written objections that state with specificity the grounds for any objection, such that they are postmarked by July 27, 2022. All written objections should include: (a) the case caption and the full name, address and telephone number of the objecting Settlement Class Member; (b) a written statement of all grounds for the objection accompanied by any legal support for the objection; (c) whether the objection applies only to the objector, to a specific subset of the class, or to the entire class; (d) copies of any papers, briefs, exhibits, or other documents upon which the objection is based; (e) a list of all persons who will appear at the Fairness Hearing in support of the objection; (f) a statement of whether the objector intends to appear at the Fairness Hearing; and (g) the objector’s signature. Any Settlement Class Member who does not make his or her objection in the manner provided herein shall be deemed to have waived such objection and shall be foreclosed from making any objection to any aspect of the Settlement, unless otherwise ordered by the Court.