If you believe that the proposed Settlement is unfair or inadequate or are dissatisfied with the amounts approximated in your Notice or feel that Class Counsel’s request for attorney fees, costs, and litigation expenses and/or the Service Payment (which will be posted here no later than January 20, 2023) should not be approved, you may object to the Settlement and/or Class Counsel’s request for attorney fees, costs, and litigation expenses and/or the Service Payment by mailing by first-class mail, a detailed written statement bearing the caption of this action shown above on the first page stating your comment or objection, to (a) the Settlement Administrator at Amazon Swearingen Settlement, P.O. Box 2004, Chanhassen, MN 55317-2004, and (b) Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse, 1000 S.W. Third Ave., Portland, OR 97204. Objections must be mailed so as to be received no later than February 6, 2023, and must include the caption of the action and your name, address, and telephone number together with a detailed statement of the basis for your objection and whether you wish to be heard personally or by counsel at the final hearing at which the Parties will be requesting binding Court approval of the Settlement and the award of attorney fees, costs, and litigation expenses and the service payment, as described above. If you object to the settlement, you may not opt out of the settlement, and you will be bound by the Judge’s rulings and orders. You may also appear in person or by counsel at the final hearing described below.
If you choose not to be bound by this Settlement Agreement and do not wish to share in any of the benefits described herein, you may opt out of the Class by submitting a written, signed, and dated statement of your wish to opt out (including the date, your name, year of birth, last four digits of Social Security Number or Tax ID Number, and signature, as well as a statement stating “I wish to opt out of the Swearingen v. AMAZON settlement.”) by first-class mail, to the Settlement Administrator: Amazon Swearingen Settlement, P.O. Box 2004, Chanhassen, MN 55317-2004. The written, signed, and dated opt-out statement must be received no later than January 13, 2023 (the “Opt-Out Deadline”). All requests for exclusion received after the Opt-Out Deadline will not be effective, and such a person will be a member of the Class.