Franklin et al v. General Trucking LLC et al

Filing 103

ORDER granting 99 Motion for Order approving Class Action Settlement attorney fees and costs, as set out in this order. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on December 4, 2008. (ct)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE DIVISION LEROY FRANKLIN, THOMAS TERRILL, JAMES CARROLL, TIMOTHY BRACE and DAVID RUFF, Individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated VS. CASE NO. 07-5002 PLAINTIFFS GENERAL TRUCKING, LLC and BASIC CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. DEFENDANTS ORDER Now on this 4th day of December, 2008, comes on to be considered plaintiffs' Motion to Request Approval of Class Action Settlement (Doc. 99), attorney fees and costs. A hearing was held before the Court with named plaintiffs present represented by class counsel, Brent Sterling and Chadd Mason, and defendants represented by counsel, Stevan E. Vowell. Objector, Terry Long, did not appear. Based upon the pleadings of the parties, representations of counsel, and all other matters of relevance before it, the Court, being well and sufficiently advised, concludes that the motion should be granted. Plaintiffs are hereby granted a one-third attorney's fee and costs of $3,570.00. The one-third attorney's fee will be deducted from each individual class member's damage amount and each individual class member will be charged their equal share of the case costs in the amount of $23.80 per class member. IT IS SO ORDERED. /s/Jimm Larry Hendren JIMM LARRY HENDREN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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