NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Nixon Peabody, LLP and Federman & Sherwood regarding the Davis v. Carfax, Inc., proposed class action settlement.
NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT
If you purchased a Carfax Vehicle History Report directly from Carfax, Inc. ("Carfax") in Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, or Texas at any time from October 1, 1998 through December 31, 2007, or in North Carolina at any time from May 1, 2001 through December 31, 2007, or in California at any time from February 17, 2002 through December 31, 2007, you're a Class Member of two subclasses (one for injunctive relief and one for damages) for purposes of a proposed settlement of legal claims about that purchase.
As a Class Member, you may, if you desire, enter an appearance in this Action through an attorney. On February 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., the Court in this case will hold a hearing in Courtroom 2N at the Cleveland County Courthouse, 200 S. Peters, Norman, Oklahoma, to decide whether to approve this settlement. If the Court approves it, all Class Members will be bound by the resulting judgment and Court orders, and eligible Class Members will be entitled to claim certain discounts or free report benefits. The Court will also order Carfax to make certain changes in its disclosures and contracting process with customers. IF YOU DO NOT OPT OUT OF THE SETTLEMENT AND IT IS APPROVED, YOU WILL FOREVER RELEASE ANY RIGHTS YOU HAVE TO SUE CARFAX OR ITS RELATED ENTITIES FOR ANYTHING RELATED TO THE FACTS OR CLAIMS COVERED IN THE SETTLEMENT.
Claim Forms are available at http://www.daviscarsettlement.com or by writing to Davis v. Carfax, Inc., c/o GCG, P.O. Box 35026, Seattle, WA, 98124-1026, and must be completed by February 21, 2013. If you're a Class Member and want to opt out of this settlement, however, you must do so in writing by January 7, 2013. You must provide your full name and address, state that you want to opt out of the Carfax settlement in Davis v. Carfax, Inc., No. CJ-04-1316L, and deliver your request by hand, mail or courier delivery service to Class Counsel and Defendants' Counsel. If you do not elect to opt out of the settlement, you may, if you desire, enter an appearance in this Action through an attorney. If you want to object to this settlement, you must do so in writing by January 21, 2013. You must provide your full name and address, include all arguments, citations, and evidence supporting your objection, specify who, if anyone, will attend the hearing to speak for your objection, deliver your objection both to Class Counsel and to Defendants' Counsel by hand, mail or courier delivery service, and file a copy of your objection with the Clerk of Court in Norman, Oklahoma.
For further information, including details of the settlement, please visit http://www.daviscarsettlement.com or write to Class Counsel c/o William B. Federman at the address below. DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT FOR INFORMATION.
Christopher M. Mason
NIXON PEABODY, LLP
437 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10022
William B. Federman
FEDERMAN & SHERWOOD
10205 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120
SOURCE Nixon Peabody, LLP
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