GATEWAY ENERGY SERVICES SETTLEMENT

Case No.: 7:16-cv-03526-VB-JCM and 7:18-cv-10244

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Frequently Asked Questions


BASIC INFORMATION

1. Why did I get the notice?
2. What are the lawsuits about?
3. Why are the lawsuits class actions?
4. Why is there a Settlement?
5. How do I know if I am part of the Settlement?

THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

6. What relief does the Settlement provide to the Class Members?

HOW TO REQUEST A SETTLEMENT PAYMENT

7. How can I get a Settlement Payment?
8. When will I get a Settlement Payment?

THE LAWYERS IN THESE CASES AND THE REPRESENTATIVE PLAINTIFFS

9. Do I have a lawyer in these cases?
10. How will the lawyers be paid?
11. Will the Representative Plaintiffs receive any compensation for their efforts in bringing the Actions?

DISMISSAL OF ACTIONS AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS

12. What am I giving up to obtain relief under the Settlement?

HOW TO EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT

13. How do I exclude myself from the Settlement?

HOW TO OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT

14. How do I tell the Court that I do not like the Settlement?
15. What is the difference between excluding myself and objecting to the Settlement?

FAIRNESS HEARING

16. What is the Fairness Hearing?
17. When and where is the Fairness Hearing?
18. May I speak at the hearing?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

19. How do I get more information?
20. What if my address or other information has changed or changes after I submit a Claim Form?

DO NOT ADDRESS ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SETTLEMENT OR THE LITIGATION TO THE CLERK OF THE COURT OR THE JUDGE.