UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
Case No.: 18-cv-07919

NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

This is a court-authorized notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer, and you are not being sued.

You may be entitled to a payment from a class action settlement if you received one or more telephone calls or ringless voicemail messages from Citizens for Rauner, Inc. (“Rauner Campaign”) or in support of the gubernatorial campaign of Bruce V. Rauner (“Rauner”) (collectively, the “Defendants”) on your cellphone during the period from March 23, 2014 to May 13, 2021.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:

SUBMIT A TIMELY CLAIM FORM FOR MONETARY COMPENSATION:

You may submit a claim to receive a payment. Under the settlement, all Settlement Class Members who timely submit a valid claim are eligible to receive an equal share of a $1,000,000 settlement fund after deductions for attorneys’ fees, litigation expenses, and administrative costs associated with the Settlement. To receive a payment, you must submit a claim by August 11, 2021. You can submit your claim online through this settlement website or mail it to the settlement administrator. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section of this settlement website for further instructions.

DEADLINE:
August 11, 2021

DO NOTHING:

If you do nothing, you will not receive a share of the settlement fund, but if you are a class member you will still be bound by all orders of the Court. Unless you exclude yourself from the settlement, you will not be able to file or continue a lawsuit against the Released Parties regarding any of the Released Claims. Submitting a valid and timely claim form is the only way to receive a payment from this settlement.

DEADLINE:

N/A

EXCLUDE YOURSELF:

If you exclude yourself from the settlement, you will not receive a share of the settlement fund, and you will not release any claims you have against Defendants. The deadline for excluding yourself is August 11, 2021. You must follow the process described in the Frequently Asked Questions section of this settlement website. You must follow the process precisely to opt-out. If the settlement is approved and you do not exclude yourself, you will be bound by the settlement and will release certain claims described in the Settlement Agreement.

DEADLINE:
August 11, 2021

OBJECT:

You may write to the Court about why you do not believe the settlement is fair, reasonable, and adequate. The deadline for objecting is August 11, 2021, and the procedure for objecting is explained in the Frequently Asked Questions section of this settlement website.

DEADLINE:
August 11, 2021