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Benjamin v. Department of Public Welfare of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

September 25, 2014

FRANKLIN BENJAMIN, et al., Plaintiffs
v.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA and BEVERLY MACKERETH, in her official capacity as Secretary of Public Welfare of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Defendants. and CRAIG SPRINGSTEAD, et al., Intervenors

ORDER

JOHN E. JONES III UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

In accordance with the Memorandum filed on today’s date, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:

1. The Court APPROVES the proposed Settlement Class and FINDS that the Settlement Agreement is fair, reasonable, and adequate;

2. Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion for Final Approval of the Proposed Revised Class Action Settlement Agreement (Doc. 345) is GRANTED;

3. The Settlement Agreement is APPROVED;

4. Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion for Attorneys’ Fees, Litigation Expenses, and Costs (Doc. 348) is GRANTED;

5. Defendants will pay Plaintiffs’ counsel the sum of $532, 500.00 for attorneys’ fees, litigation expenses, and costs incurred;

6. Intervenors’ Joint Unopposed Motion for Attorneys’ Fees, Litigation Expenses, and Costs (Doc. 350) is GRANTED;

7. Defendants will pay Intervenors’ counsel the sum of $399, 500.00 for attorneys’ fees, litigation expenses, and costs incurred, in accordance with the Motion;

8. This action is hereby DISMISSED and the Clerk is directed to CLOSE this case; and

9. The Court expressly retains jurisdiction as set forth in the Settlement Agreement, in order to enter any further orders that may be necessary or appropriate in administering or implementing the terms and provisions of the settlement agreement.


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