Wendell H. Stone Company, Inc. v. LKQ Corporation

Welcome to the Wendell H. Stone Company, Inc. v. LKQ Corporation Settlement Website

A Settlement has been reached in a putative class-action lawsuit about whether LKQ Corporation or The Coast Distribution System, Inc. sent faxes without first receiving express permission to do so and whether those faxes contained required disclosures. LKQ/The Coast Distribution System, Inc. is referred to as the “Defendant.”

Those included in the Settlement will be eligible to receive an equal payment from the net remaining Settlement Fund ($3,266,500) after subtracting administrative costs, the incentive award, and any attorneys’ fees approved by the Court.

Please read the Notice and Case Documents carefully. Your legal rights are affected whether you act, or don’t act.

 

 

The deadlines for exclusion from the Settlement and objecting to the Settlement,
under the methods specified in the Settlement Agreement and Notice,
are extended to April 11, 2017.  

Class Counsel will file with the Court and post on this website
its request for attorneys’ fees and expenses to be awarded by March 28, 2017.

 

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

DO NOTHING

This is the only way to receive a payment. By doing nothing you are included in the settlement and will receive your share of the Settlement Fund after administrative costs, the incentive award, and any attorneys’ fees are paid.

EXCLUDE YOURSELF

You will not receive any benefits, but you will retain any rights you may currently have to sue the Defendant about faxes sent to you.  You must exclude yourself per specific criteria outlined in the Notice.  You must postmark your request for exclusion by April 11, 2017.

OBJECT

Write to the Court explaining why you don’t like the Settlement.  You must object per specific criteria outlined in the Notice.  You must object by April 11, 2017.

GO TO THE HEARING

Ask to speak in Court about your opinion of the Settlement. To do so, you must follow the specific criteria outlined in the Notice.  The hearing is on May 4, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.

These rights and options – and the deadlines to exercise them – are explained in the Notice.