Richards v. Chime Fin., Inc.

Full title: RYAN RICHARDS, et al., Plaintiffs, v. CHIME FINANCIAL, INC., et al.…

Court: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Case No. 19-cv-06864-HSG

Date published: May 24, 2021

Fact:

Pending before the Court are the motions for final approval of class action settlement and for attorneys’ fees, costs, and incentive award, filed by Plaintiffs Ryan Richards, Ruba Ayoub, Brandy Terbay, and Tracy Cummings. Dkt. Nos. 49, 52. The Court held a final fairness hearing on April 29, 2021. For the reasons detailed below, the Court GRANTS final approval. The Court also GRANTS IN PART and DENIES IN PART Plaintiff’s motion for attorneys’ fees, costs, and incentive award.

Issue:

CONCLUSION:

Accordingly, the Court GRANTS the motion for final approval of class action settlement and GRANTS IN PART the motion for attorneys’ fees and incentive award. The Court awards attorneys’ fees and costs in the amount of $346,857.31, but DENIES the request for an incentive award for the named Plaintiffs.

The parties and settlement administrator are directed to implement this Final Order and the settlement agreement in accordance with the terms of the settlement agreement. The parties are further directed to file a short stipulated final judgment of two pages or less within 21 days from  the date of this order. The judgment need not, and should not, repeat the analysis in this order.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

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