Grady et al v. CenturyLink Communications, LLC
FINAL JUDGMENT AND ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT AND DISMISSING ACTION WITH PREJUDICE. Read order for details. Signed by Judge Brian Morris on 5/23/2017. (AMC)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
LANE GRADY and JAMES
ELLINGTON, on Behalf of Themselves
and All Others Similarly and Situated,
CENTURYLINK COMMUNICATIONS, )
Case no.: 1:15-cv-0085-BMM
FINAL JUDGMENT AND ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT
AND DISMISSING ACTION WITH PREJUDICE
After having fully and carefully reviewed Plaintiffs’ the Parties’ Settlement
Agreement, the Court hereby ENTERS FINAL JUDGMENT and ORDERS that:
The Settlement Agreement is APPROVED as a fair, equitable, and
reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute on the claims and FLSA provisions at
issue in this contested litigation, and is incorporated herein by this reference and
made a part hereof as though set forth in full.
The formula for allocation of settlement payments set forth in the
Settlement Agreement is APPROVED as a fair, equitable, and reasonable measure
for distributing the settlement payment to Class Members;
All individuals who have filed consents to join this action as parties
plaintiff prior to the date of entry of this Order are hereby deemed to fully and
unconditionally waive and release any and all Released Claims (as that term is
defined in the Settlement Agreement) against any and all Released Parties (as that
term is defined in the Settlement Agreement), as more fully set forth in the
The attorneys’ fees representing Twenty-Five Percent (25%) of the
settlement fund, costs, and the service payments as set forth in the Settlement
Agreement, are APPROVED; and Defendant is hereby ORDERED to pay in
accordance with and subject to the terms of the Settlement Agreement.
Accordingly, this Court enters JUDGMENT in accordance with this Order
and in accordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement. This case is
DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, with all costs borne in accordance with the
Settlement, and the Court retaining continuing jurisdiction as set forth herein.
DATED this 23rd day of May, 2017
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