Whalen v. Ford Motor Company

Filing 332

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 331 Regarding Release of Class Member Contact Information filed by Michael Ervin, Grif Rosser, Jason Zuchowski, Jennifer Whalen, Thomas Mitchell, Jose Randy Rodriguez, Joe D'Aguanno, Deb Makowski, Art Avedisian. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 9/14/17. (bpfS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/14/2017)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 13 14 IN RE Case No. 3:13-cv-03072-EMC 15 MYFORD TOUCH CONSUMER LITIGATION [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING RELEASE OF CLASS MEMBER CONTACT INFORMATION 16 17 Judge: Hon. Edward M. Chen 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING RELEASE OF CLASS MEMBER VEHICLE REGISTRATION DATA Case No. 3:13-cv-03072-EMC 1 2 3 On September 14, 2016, the Court granted in part Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification (Dkt. 279) Accordingly, consistent with Rule 23(c)(2)(B) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, it is 4 appropriate for the class notice administrator hired in this case (Angeion Group) to receive, on a 5 confidential basis, vehicle registration information, including names, address, and other available 6 7 8 9 contact information for all Class Members, who are defined as “[a]ll persons or entities who purchased or leased a Ford or a Lincoln vehicle in [the applicable state] from Ford Motor Company or through a Ford Motor Company dealership before August 9, 2013, which vehicle was equipped with a MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch in-car communication and entertainment system” solely for the purpose of disseminating notice of the certification order to those persons and entities. 10 Upon consideration of the Parties’ Stipulation, for good cause shown, (1) Angeion Group is 11 12 13 14 authorized to obtain vehicle registration information for Class Members from the Departments of Motor Vehicles in the relevant class states (California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and Washington) solely for the purpose of disseminating class notice to those persons and entities; and (2) the Departments of Motor Vehicles in the relevant class states 15 (California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and Washington) 16 is authorized to release vehicle registration data, including names, mailing addresses and other 17 available contact information, concerning the Class Vehicles to Angeion Group only, solely for the 18 purpose of providing class notice to Class Members. IT IS SO ORDERED. 28 S ard M. dw Judge E ER H 27 Hon. Edward M. Chen RT 26 2017 NO 25 DATED: DERED O OR IT IS S R NIA 24 9/14 _________________, UNIT ED 23 RT U O 22 S DISTRICT TE C TA Chen FO 21 including names, mailing addresses and other available contact information, to Class Counsel. LI 20 The Court further orders that Angeion Group shall not provide vehicle registration data, A 19 N F D IS T IC T O R C [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING RELEASE OF CLASS MEMBER VEHICLE REGISTRATION DATA Case No. 3:13-cv-03072-EMC

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