A Federal Court authorized the Notice because you have a right to know about the proposed Settlement and about your rights and options before the Court decides whether to give final approval to the Settlement. The Notice explains the lawsuit, the proposed Settlement, your legal rights, and the hearing (“Final Approval Hearing”) to be held by the Court to consider the fairness, reasonableness, and adequacy of the Settlement between the certified Fisher Class and the Amplify Defendants.
The case is called Gutierrez, et al. v. Amplify Energy Corp., et al., Case No. SA 21-CV-1628-DOC-JDE (C.D. Cal.). The persons who have filed the class action and serve as Fisher Class Representatives are Donald C. Brockman, individually and as trustee of the Donald C. Brockman Trust, Heidi M. Jacques, individually and as trustee of the Heidi M. Jacques Trust, John Crowe, Josh Hernandez, LBC Seafood, Inc., and Quality Sea Food Inc. Additional Plaintiffs serve as Class Representatives to represent the Property and Waterfront Tourism Classes. As explained above, Defendants in the lawsuit include Amplify Energy Corp., Beta Operating Company, LLC and San Pedro Bay Pipeline Company (“Amplify” or the “Amplify Defendants”).