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Industry Innovators: A Spotlight on Sebastian Mager

With over 50 years in the class action settlement administration world, the team at Heffler Claims Group is the most experienced in the industry. From our contact center to our administration operations, Heffler is a diverse mix of people ready to serve class action practitioners and class members alike. Our employee spotlight series highlights team members who go above and beyond every day. Get to know the hard-working people who make up the heart of Heffler. Below we highlight Sebastian Mager,…

5 Things to Consider During the Class Action Settlement Administration Bid Process

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Asking these questions before finalizing your settlement agreement and filing for preliminary approval could save you time and money in the end, and they will help provide an apples-to-apples comparison between bids. The bid process to find a class action settlement administrator doesn’t need to be frustrating. There are several steps you can take, and questions you can ask, that will lead you to an apples-to-apples comparison among administrators and their pricing. Asking the right questions early means not having…

Case Study: Rocky Flats Environmental Settlement

A $375 million settlement was approved in a lawsuit against the former operators of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Plant. The lawsuit alleged that Dow and Rockwell, the two companies that operated Rocky Flats from 1952 through 1989, released radioactive hazardous substances into the surrounding area. Filed in 1990, the environmental class action suit also alleged that the Defendants caused the properties owned by class members to be contaminated with plutonium which caused the properties’ values to be less than they…

Industry Innovators: A Spotlight on Your Heffler Team Member Karen Arinsberg

Heffler Innovator Karen Arinsberg

With over 50 years in the class action settlement administration world, the team at Heffler Claims Group is the most experienced in the industry. From our contact center to our administration operations, Heffler is a diverse mix of people ready to serve class action practitioners and class members alike. Our employee spotlight series highlights team members who go above and beyond every day. Get to know the hard-working people who make up the heart of Heffler. Below we highlight Notification and…

Resources for New Class Action Attorneys

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The class action industry is large and sometimes difficult to navigate. If you’re an attorney looking for a place to start, look no further. Heffler Claims Group has more than 50 years of industry experience to share. As a national leader in class action settlement administration, the Heffler team specializes in the notice and administration of complex legal matters and is the time-tested leader in the field. Even if you’ve been in the game for decades, these free resources are designed…

What to Know Before Attending an MDL Hearing

Several times a year, the United States Judicial Panel on multi-district Litigation meets to determine whether cases spanning several jurisdictions should be consolidated to one federal district for pretrial proceedings. But there are a lot of unknowns for people who have never attended an MDL hearing. For example, did you know that attorneys making oral arguments at the hearing are limited to just two minutes – a very hard time frame to make a valuable point in. Once the person making the argument has reached the…