United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
November 16, 2005.
LINDA CALL, Individually and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff,
THE AMERITECH MANAGEMENT PENSION PLAN, Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: G. MURPHY, Chief District Judge
JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE
DECISION BY COURT. This matter came before the Court on cross
motions for summary judgment. The issues having been duly heard
and a decision having been duly rendered,
IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that pursuant to Order entered on
March 10, 2004 (see Doc. 85), judgment is entered in favor of
the class as certified on August 26, 2003 (see Doc. 81).
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that pursuant to the
parties' joint stipulation regarding remedial methodology and
additional benefit calculations (see Doc. 102), this Court's
Order dated September 7, 2005 (see Doc. 116), and the revised
spreadsheet submitted on November 15, 2005 (see Doc. 130),
Ameritech Management Pension Plan shall pay the members of the
class the amount of $22,147,519.59.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that pursuant to Order
dated November 16, 2005, the Plan shall also pay class counsel
fees in the amount of $9,046,169.97, an amount equal to 29% of the total recovery ($31,193,689.56) on
behalf of the class.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that class counsel shall
pay an incentive award of $15,000 to Linda Call out of the
attorney fees paid by the Plan and shall also reimburse
themselves for any expenses they already have incurred or will
incur in the future out the attorney fees awarded by this Court.
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