Lavinsky, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al.

Lavinsky, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al.

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Lavinsky, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al., Case No. BC542245

If You Were Charged the City of Los Angeles’ Natural Gas Utility User Tax (the “Los Angeles City Users Tax” on Southern California Gas Company’s gas bills) at any time from December 12, 2012 to April 12, 2019, This Class Action Settlement May Affect Your Rights.

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READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY BECAUSE YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS MAY BE AFFECTED.

SUMMARY OF YOUR OPTIONS

Obtain Settlement Benefits

No action is required to receive the Settlement Benefits. If you are a Class Member, you will automatically receive the benefits from this Settlement if the Settlement is approved and becomes final. You will be bound by the Settlement and give up certain rights. Please see the Detailed Notice for more information.

Exclude Yourself (Opt Out) From the Settlement – Deadline: August 19, 2019

If you do not want to be included in the Settlement or receive a payment from it, you can opt out of the Settlement by filling out the form provided on this website.  If you opt out of the Settlement, you will keep your right to sue the City about the claims resolved by this Settlement. Please see the Detailed Notice for more information. To opt out, click here.

Object to the Settlement -  Deadline: August 19, 2019

If you stay in the Settlement (do not Opt Out) you may object to it or any of its terms by writing to the attorneys for the parties and the Settlement Administrator. If you object, you will automatically receive the benefits from this Settlement if it is approved and becomes final, and you will give up your right to sue the City about the claims resolved by this Settlement. Please see the Detailed Notice for more information.

Go to the Fairness Hearing Date: October 9, 2019

You may attend and ask to speak at a hearing on the fairness of the Settlement. Please see the Detailed Notice for more information.

Do Nothing

If you are a Class Member, you will automatically receive the benefits from this Settlement if it is approved and becomes final; however, you will give up your right to sue the City about the claims resolved by this Settlement. Please see the Detailed Notice for more information.