Case Update: Scholz et al v. Tom James Company – Court Approval of $1.54 Million Settlement

Important documents:

Los Angeles Superior Court Case No.: BC499218

Court Final Approval of Class Action Settlement and Entry of JUDGMENT

Total Settlement Value: $1,524,290.00

Average Amount Received by each Class Member: $10,585.40

Attorneys Fees and Costs to BLF (in addition to settlement amount distributed to Class Members): $794,318.00

On November 27, 2017, the Los Angeles Superior Court, Honorable Ann I. Jones, granted final approval of the class action settlement, approved the attorneys fees and costs to BLF, and the individual enhancement awards for the named plaintiffs. See attached Order. Judge Jones further entered final judgment in the case. Ibid.

Settlement Checks to the affected class members will be mailed out no later than January 5, 2018, and as early as December 22, 2017.

If you or someone you know is affected by this Class Action settlement and has any questions, please have them call Becerra Law Firm.


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