17) HOW DO I TELL THE COURT THAT I DON’T LIKE THE SETTLEMENT, PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION AND/OR THE REQUEST FOR ATTORNEYS’ FEES, EXPENSES OR CASE CONTRIBUTION AWARDS?
If you are a Direct Purchaser Settlement Class Member (and have not excluded yourself), you may tell the Court that you object to (or disagree with) all or part of the Settlement, Plan of Distribution, and/or Interim DPP Lead Counsel’s request for an award of attorneys’ fees, reimbursement of expenses, and/or Case Contribution Awards to Direct Purchaser Class Plaintiffs. You must give reasons for your objection(s). The Court will consider your objections when it decides whether or not to finally approve the Settlement.
Your written objection must include the following: (i) a statement indicating that you object to the Settlement, the Plan of Distribution and/or the request for attorneys’ fees, expenses, or Case Contribution Awards, in In Re: Liquid Aluminum Sulfate Antitrust Litigation, Civil Action No. 16-md-2687 (JLL) (JAD); (ii) your name, address, telephone number, and your signature; (iii) the reasons you object and all documents and writings that you want the Court to consider; and (iv) proof of your membership in the Direct Purchaser Settlement Class, such as invoices showing that you satisfy the definition in FAQ 6. If you intend to appear at the final fairness hearing, you must also include a notice of intention to appear (see FAQ 21).
To object, you must file your written objection(s) with the Court at the following address by September 12, 2019:
Clerk of Court
Martin Luther King, Jr. Building & U.S. Courthouse
50 Walnut Street
Newark, NJ 07101
You must also send a copy of your written objection(s) to Interim DPP Lead Counsel and Counsel for USALCO, SII and/or American Securities, as appropriate, at the following addresses by September 12, 2019:
Interim DPP Lead Counsel
Counsel for SII
Counsel for USALCO
Counsel for American Securities