Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
This settlement resolves two class actions against FirstEnergy, FirstEnergy Service, Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison, Cleveland Electric, Energy Harbor, and five individuals, alleging that they took part in racketeering in order to influence the passage of HB 6, and causing some Ohio residents to pay too much for electricity. The complaint alleged the defendants violated the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, the Ohio Corrupt Practices Act, and other laws.Docket Number:
2:20-cv-3755 and CV-20 935557
Company: FirstEnergy Corporation
Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100
Objection Deadline: October 5, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: October 5, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: November 9, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof or submit a Claim Form.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you paid Toledo Edison, Cleveland Electric, or Ohio Edison any rates, charges, fees, tolls, or other costs under HB 6 or any recovery mechanism approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) pursuant to HB 6 through June 22, 2022.Typical Settlement Amount:
Benefit: Proportionate share of the net settlement fund.
Total Settlement Amount: $49,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
McGowan Hood & Felder LLC
Miller Law LLC
Murray & Murray Co., LPA
Case Name: Smith v. FirstEnergy Corp., et al. and Emmons v. FirstEnergy Corp.
Settlement Website: Ohio Electricity Litigation Website
AB Data, Ltd.
Ohio Electricity Litigation
c/o A.B. Data, Ltd.
P.O. Box 173105
Milwaukee, WI 53217