Chavez et al v. Lumber Liquidators, Inc.

Filing 180

ORDER ON MOTION FOR FINAL APPROVAL. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 5/19/16. (napS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/19/2016)

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1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 CRELENCIO CHAVEZ, et al., 5 6 7 Plaintiffs, ORDER ON MOTION FOR FINAL APPROVAL v. LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC., 8 9 No. C 09-4812 CW Defendant. ________________________________/ United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 This Court's order for preliminary approval required 12 Plaintiff to move for entry of Order of Final Approval and 13 judgment "as outlined in Paragraphs 7.3.1 and 7.3.2 of the 14 Settlement" at least fourteen calendar days prior to the opt out 15 deadline. 16 requires moving the Court for an order "approving Class Counsel's 17 application for an award of attorneys' fees and costs." 18 Circuit requires the Court to ensure that the class has "an 19 adequate opportunity to review and prepare objections to class 20 counsel's completed fee motion." 21 Sec. Litig., 618 F.3d 988, 994-95 (9th Cir. 2010); see also In re 22 Online DVD-Rental Antitrust Litig., 779 F.3d 934, 954 (9th Cir. 23 2015) (holding that a fee motion filing deadline fifteen days 24 before the deadline for filing an objection satisfies this 25 requirement). 26 attorneys' fees and costs. 27 28 Docket No. 175 ΒΆ 9. Paragraph 7.3.1 of the Settlement The Ninth In re Mercury Interactive Corp. Plaintiffs did not file timely their motion for Plaintiffs must submit an amended motion for final approval that contains each element of the motion as outlined in Paragraph 1 7.3.1, including its completed attorneys' fees motion, by Tuesday, 2 May 24, 2016. 3 all class members stating that the attorneys' fees motion is due 4 on May 24, 2016, that class members may file objections to the 5 attorneys' fees motion, and that their objections are due within 6 twenty days of the date of the mailing of the notice. 7 counsel shall cover the claims administrator's costs that relate 8 to mailing this new notice. 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. The claims administrator shall mail a new notice to Plaintiffs' United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 Dated: May 19, 2016 CLAUDIA WILKEN United States District Judge 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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