Demchak Partners Limited Partnership, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C.

Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-2289


Important Dates and Documents: 
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Dates

December 17, 2015 - Written request for Exclusion must be postmarked by this date as specified in the Notice.

December 17, 2015 - Written Objection must be postmarked by this date as specified in the Notice.

POSTPONED (SEE ORDER BELOW) - Written Notice of Appearance must be postmarked by this date as specified in the Notice.

POSTPONED (SEE ORDER BELOW) - Final Approval Hearing

There is a Proposed Settlement in a class action brought against Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. on behalf of certain royalty owners.

A Proposed Settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. (“Chesapeake”). The lawsuit is about the alleged incomplete reporting and underpayment of royalty payments made by Chesapeake on the production of natural gas in Pennsylvania. Chesapeake denies the Plaintiffs’ allegations and intends to oppose such allegations in the absence of this settlement. Chesapeake enters into this settlement in an effort to further its relationship with its lessors and resolve the claims alleged.

You are a member of the Settlement Class if you fall within the class definition described under Question 3, in the FAQs of the Notice.

A SUMMARY OF YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES

REMAIN A SETTLEMENT CLASS MEMBER

To remain a member of the Settlement Class, you do not need to take any action. Class Members will be able to get money from the Proposed Settlement as outlined in Question 5 in the Notice.

Due Date: Automatic Distribution


EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

You can exclude yourself from (opt out of) the Proposed Settlement and not be bound by the Court’s rulings. You will also not share in the distribution of monetary relief. See Questions 7 and 8 in the Notice.

Due Date: Post-marked on or before December 17, 2015


OBJECT OR COMMENT ON THE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

If you are a Settlement Class Member, you can appear and object to or comment on the Proposed Settlement in the lawsuit on your own or through your own lawyer. See Question 13 in the Notice.

Due Date: Post-marked on or before December 17, 2015


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