IF YOU RECEIVED A FACSIMILE REGARDING A "DOCTORS CLUB" CREDIT CARD ON OR AFTER JANUARY 15, 2012, A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS
A settlement has been reached in the action styled Davis Neurology, P.A. v. First Arkansas Bank & Trust, et. al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Western Division, Case No. 4:16CV00371 BSM. Plaintiff alleges that FIRST ARKANSAS BANK & TRUST (“Defendant”) and others violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq., by sending facsimile transmissions (available on the Court Documents page of this website), either themselves or through a third party entity, on or after January 15, 2012, advertising the commercial availability or quality of property, goods, or services related to "Doctors Club" credit cards. Defendant denies all liability and wrongdoing whatsoever. The Court has not ruled on the merits of Plaintiffs’ claims or Defendant’s defenses.
Defendant has agreed to pay $1,525,000.00 into a Settlement Fund, from which, subject to court approval, payments to Settlement Class Members, Settlement Administration Costs, an incentive award to the Class Representative and Class Counsel’s Fee and Cost Request will be paid. Further, Defendant has agreed to refrain from sending unsolicited faxes advertising “Doctors Club” credit cards.
Settlement Class Members may receive a cash payment by submitting a fully executed and timely claim form. Further, under the settlement, Defendant has agreed to refrain from sending faxes advertising “Doctors Club” credit cards without prior express permission or without the opt-out notice required by law.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT|
|SUBMIT A CLAIM||The only way to get a payment. The deadline to file a claim has passed.||March 20, 2017|
|ASK TO BE EXCLUDED||Get no benefits from the settlement. This is the only option that allows you to separately sue the Defendant about the claims in this case. The deadline to exclude yourself from the Settlement has passed.||February 1, 2017|
|OBJECT||Write to the Court explaining why you have an objection to the settlement. The deadline to object to the Settlement has passed.||February 1, 2017|
|GO TO A HEARING||Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the settlement.||April 3, 2017|
|DO NOTHING||Get no payment. Give up your rights.|
These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in the Notice.
The Final Approval Hearing took place on April 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Courtroom 2D, United States Courthouse, 500 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201. At this hearing, the Court considered whether the settlement is fair, reasonable, and adequate. On April 6, 2017, the Court issued an Amended Final Approval Order approving the settlement.
March 20, 2017
Submit A Claim
February 1, 2017
Ask To Be Excluded
February 1, 2017
April 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Go To A Hearing