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The purpose of the notice is to inform you that a proposed Settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit entitled Jackson v. Discover Financial Services, Inc., Case No. 1:21-cv-04529 (N.D. Ill.). Because your rights may be affected by the Settlement, it is extremely important that you read the notice carefully. The notice summarizes the Settlement and your rights under it.
If you are in the Settlement Class and do not exclude yourself, you can object to the Settlement or any part of the Settlement that you think the Court should reject, and the Court will consider your views. If you do not provide a timely, written objection in the manner described below, you are deemed to have waived any objection and shall forever be foreclosed from making any objection to the fairness, reasonableness, or adequacy of the Settlement, including as to the award of any attorneys’ fees and costs to Class Counsel and/or service award to Plaintiff.
To object, you must make your objection in writing, stating that you object to the Settlement in Jackson v. Discover Financial Services, Inc., and file it with the Court. To be valid, the written objection must: (1) state your full name and address; (2) attach documents establishing, or provide information sufficient to allow the Parties to confirm, that the you are a Settlement Class Member, including providing the cellular telephone number called; (3) include a statement of your specific objections; (4) state the grounds for your objection, as well as identify any documents which you desire the Court to consider; and (5) if the you are represented by an attorney, the name and contact information of your attorney.
To be considered, you must file your objections with the Court at the address below and mail your objections to Class Counsel and Discover at the addresses below no later than JUNE 7, 2023.
The Court will hold a Final Approval Hearing at 10:30 a.m. CT on July 25, 2023. The hearing will take place remotely. The dial-in number for the public is: 650-479-3207; access code is 23162003774. The parties will receive a WebEx invitation by email. At this hearing, the Court will consider whether the Settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate. If there are valid objections that comply with the requirements in Question 17 above, the Court also will consider them and will listen to people who have asked to speak at the hearing. The Court may also decide how much to award to Class Counsel in attorneys’ fees, and whether, and if so, how much to award to Plaintiff.
The Final Approval Hearing may be moved to a different date or time without additional notice, so it is a good idea to check this website for updates.
This notice is only a summary of the proposed Settlement. More details are in the settlement agreement. Click here to get a copy of the Settlement Agreement, or you can write to: Jackson v. Discover Financial Services, Inc., c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC, P.O. Box 5324, New York, NY 10150-5324, or call the Toll-Free Settlement Hotline, 1-833-709-0661.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR WRITE TO THE COURT, THE CLERK OF THE COURT, DISCOVER, OR DISCOVER’S COUNSEL ABOUT THE SETTLEMENT.