If you wish to object to the Settlement, you must submit your objection in writing to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, 50 West Washington Street, Richard J. Daley Center, Chicago, Illinois 60602. The objection must be filed with the Court no later than March 21, 2023. You must also send a copy of your objection to the attorneys for all Parties to the lawsuit, including Class Counsel (Arun Ravindran, Esq., Hedin Hall, LLP, 1395 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1140, Miami, Florida 33131), as well as the attorneys representing Pacesetter (Jennifer Naber and Alexandra McNicholas, Laner Muchin Ltd, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654), postmarked no later than March 21, 2023. Any objection to the proposed Settlement must include your (i) full name, address, and telephone number; (ii) the case name and number of this Litigation; (iii) the date range during which you worked at Pacesetter; (iv) all grounds for the objection, with factual and legal support for the stated objection, including any supporting materials; and (v) your signature. If you hire an attorney in connection with making an objection, that attorney must also file with the Court a notice of appearance by the objection deadline of March 21, 2023. If you do hire your own attorney, you will be solely responsible for payment of any fees and expenses the attorney incurs on your behalf. If you exclude yourself from the Settlement, you cannot file an objection.
You may appear at the Final Approval Hearing, which is to be held on April 20, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. CST, in Courtroom 2408 of the Circuit Court of Cook County, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602, in person or through counsel to show cause of why the proposed Settlement should not be approved as fair, reasonable, and adequate. The final approval hearing may be held by videoconference pursuant to applicable administrative order. Please consult the Clerk of Court’s website at https://www.cookcountycourt.org/HOME/Zoom-Links for information about accessing remote proceedings.
Attendance at the hearing is not necessary; however, persons wishing to be heard orally in opposition to the approval of the Settlement, the request for attorneys’ fees and expenses, and/or the request for an incentive award to the Class Representative are required to indicate in their written objection their intention to appear at the hearing on their own behalf or through counsel and to identify the names of any witnesses they intend to call to testify at the Final Approval Hearing, as well as any exhibits they intend to introduce at the Final Approval Hearing.