GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE THIRD ROUND OF SETTLEMENTS
This Claim Form relates to Precision Associates, Inc., et al. v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) LTD, et al., 08 Civ. 0042 (BMC) (PK) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
To be eligible to share in the Settlement Fund for the Settlement Class in the above-named class action, you must have (1) directly purchased Freight Forwarding Services; (2) from any of the Settling or Non-Settling Defendants, their subsidiaries, or affiliates; (3) from January 1, 2001 through January 4, 2011; (4) in the U.S., or outside the U.S. for shipments within, to, or from the U.S.
“Freight Forwarding Services” means freight forwarding, transportation, or logistics services for shipments, including services relating to the organization or transportation of items via air and ocean, which may include ancillary rail and truck services, both nationally and internationally, as well as related activities such as customs clearance, warehousing, and ground services.
If you fit this description you are a member of the Settlement Class and are entitled to submit a claim to share in the Settlement Fund. Excluded from the Settlement Class are all Defendants, their subsidiaries and affiliates, and their coconspirators. Also excluded from the Settlement Class are all governmental entities.
Settlement Class Members who seek payment from the Settlement Fund must complete and return this Claim Form. Completed Claim Forms must be mailed to the Freight Forwarders Claims Administrator (“Claims Administrator”) at the above address or can be submitted via the Settlement website, www.FreightForwardCase.com Claim Forms must be POSTMARKED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN APRIL 3, 2017. You should save all relevant documents supporting your claim as you may be required to provide them later.
All inquiries regarding your claim should be made (1) in writing to the Claims Administrator at the address above, (2) by visiting the settlement website, www.FreightForwardCase.com , (3) via e-mail at questions@FreightForwardCase.com , or (4) by calling the information helpline: U.S. & Canada (Toll-Free) 1-877-276-7340; International (Toll) (503) 520-4400.
Before you complete and submit this Claim Form by mail or online, you should read and be familiar with the Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement (“the Notice”) available at www.FreightForwardCase.com. Defined terms (with initial capitals) used in these General Instructions have the same meaning as set forth in the Notice. By submitting this Claim Form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the Notice, and you agree to the Releases included as a material term of each settlement agreement.
If you fail to submit a timely Claim Form, your claim may be rejected and you may be precluded from any recovery from the Settlement Fund. If you are a member of the Settlement Class and you do not timely and validly seek exclusion from the Settlement Class, you will be bound by any judgment entered by the Court approving the Settlements regardless of whether you submit a Claim Form.