FULL NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT
BEST DOCTORS TCPA SETTLEMENT
Kenneth A. Thomas MD, LLC v. Best Doctors, Inc.,
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Case No.: 1-18-cv-10957-DPW
FULL NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
ATTENTION: If you are one of the 7,772 entities or persons who received one or more of the 13,425 facsimiles sent by or on behalf of Best Doctors, Inc. (“Best Doctors”) between May 14, 2014 and June 17, 2019 (a) concerning the intended recipient’s potential inclusion or listing in a Best Doctors database or the Best Doctors in America List; (b) concerning the intended recipient’s review of Best Doctors inclusion data; (c) asking the intended recipient to confirm that they are currently seeing patients; and (d) directing the intended recipient to http://bestdoctors.com/for-physicians for information concerning Defendant, this Notice informs you of a proposed class action Settlement Agreement that could affect your legal rights and could provide you with an Individual Award. PLEASE REVIEW THIS NOTICE FULLY AND CAREFULLY. A Court authorized this Notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
|ASK TO BE EXCLUDED (OPT OUT)
To exclude yourself from the Settlement and retain your own rights to bring a separate action against Best Doctors, you must mail a letter stating that you want to be excluded from the Settlement Agreement in the Action. Please remember to include (i) the name and case number that has been assigned to this Action; (ii) the full name, e-mail and mailing address, and telephone number of the person requesting exclusion; (iii) the facsimile number to which the Subject Facsimile was sent; and (iv) a statement that he, she, or it does not wish to participate in the Settlement. You must mail your valid exclusion request, postmarked no later than September 26, 2022 (the “Bar Date”) to the Settlement Administrator at Kenneth A. Thomas v. Best Doctors Settlement Administrator, P.O. Box 301130, Los Angeles, CA 90030.
|OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT
|If you do not wish to exclude yourself from the Settlement Agreement, you may—but need not—object to it. You may object to the Settlement and/or the request for reimbursement of out-of-pocket costs and expenses. To do so, you must file a written objection with the Court and deliver the objection to the Settlement Administrator postmarked by no later than September 26, 2022.
ACCEPT THE SETTLEMENT
|If you want to accept the Settlement Agreement, you need not do anything. Subject to the Court’s approval, you will automatically receive the benefits of the Settlement Agreement due to you. You will be considered a Class Member, you will receive an Individual Award, you will be bound by the Court’s decisions and judgment, and you will lose the right to bring any action against Best Doctors on your own concerning the claims being released pursuant to the Settlement Agreement.