Angela Scolaro v. RightSourcing, Inc.

Filing 46

JUDGMENT DISMISSING CASE by Judge James V. Selna. (MD JS-6, Case Terminated). (es)

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1 2 3 4 5 JS-6 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 11 ANGELA SCOLARO, individually and 12 on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, 13 14 Case No. 8:16-CV-01083-JVS-KES JUDGMENT DISMISSING CASE Judge: Hon. James V. Selna v. 15 16 17 RIGHTSOURCING, INC., Defendant, 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [PROPOSED] JUDGMENT OC 287688106v1 JUDGMENT DISMISSING CASE 1 2 On June 26, 2017, the Court granted the Parties’ Joint Motion for Final 3 Approval of Class Action Settlement and Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and 4 Costs. The Court thereby enters Judgment in this case as follows: 5 1. The Court has jurisdiction over the subject matter of this action, the 6 Settlement Class Representative, and the Class Members as defined in the 7 Settlement Agreement, and Defendant. 8 2. The Court grants final approval, for purposes of settlement only, of the 9 Class as defined in the Settlement Agreement. 10 3. The Court finds that the Settlement Agreement was the product of 11 protracted, arms-length negotiations between experienced counsel. The Court finds, 12 for settlement purposes only, that the Class satisfied the applicable standards for 13 certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedures 23. 14 4. This case is dismissed on the merits with prejudice. 15 5. The parties are hereby directed to fully implement any remaining 16 obligations under the Settlement Agreement. 17 6. Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.and Berger & Montague, P.C. are 18 approved as Class Counsel and are hereby awarded $77,500 for attorneys’ fees and 19 $12,546.09 for reimbursement of litigation costs and expenses, which the Court 20 finds were reasonably incurred in prosecution of this case. 21 7. Angela Scolaro is awarded $10,000 for her services in initiating and 22 maintaining this litigation as Class Representative. 23 8. The Claims Administrator is awarded $5,000 as payment for handling 24 the administration of the Settlement in this case. 25 9. The Court shall have exclusive and continuing jurisdiction over this 26 matter for the purposes of supervising the implementation, enforcement, 27 construction, administration, and interpretation of the Settlement Agreement and 28 1 __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [PROPOSED] JUDGMENT OC 287688106v1 1 this Judgment. 2 10. This document shall constitute a judgment for purposes of Rule 59 of 3 the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 4 11. Upon entry of this Judgment and the release of the Settlement Proceeds 5 to the claims administrator in this case, the Released Parties, as defined in the 6 Settlement Agreement, shall be released and discharged from any and all liability as 7 set forth in the Settlement Agreement between the Parties. 8 12. Plaintiff and Class Members shall be precluded from instituting 9 commencing, or continuing to prosecute, directly or indirectly, as an individual or 10 collectively, representatively, derivatively, or on behalf of himself, herself, itself, or 11 in any other capacity of any kind whatsoever, any action in this Court, any other 12 state court, or any arbitration or mediation proceeding or any other similar 13 proceeding, against any Released Party, as defined in the Settlement Agreement, 14 that asserts any claims that are Released Claims or other claims released herein 15 under the terms of the Settlement. 16 IT IS SO ORDERED. 17 18 Dated: July 5, 2017 19 __________________________________________ Hon. James V. Selna United States District Judge 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________ [PROPOSED] JUDGMENT OC 287688106v1

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