United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Ocala Division
DALTON JR. United States District Judge.
cause is before the Court on the parties' Joint Motion
for Preliminary Approval of Settlement Agreement and to Amend
Caption to Add Janie Stapleton as a Named Plaintiff (Doc.
40), filed December 16, 2016.
light of the parties' proposed agreement and in
accordance with prevailing law, it is hereby ORDERED
parties' Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of
Settlement Agreement and to Amend Caption to Add Janie
Stapleton as a Named Plaintiff (Doc. 40) is
or before, Monday, January 16, 2017,
Plaintiff may amend his Complaint (Doc. 1) to add Janie
Stapleton as a named Plaintiff.
purposes of settlement only, the following settlement class
is provisionally certified under Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure 23(b)(3): All current and former Advance Stores
Company, Inc. (“ASC”) employees
whose personal identification information was disclosed as a
result of the phishing attack ASC suffered on March 7, 2016
named Plaintiff Jordan Whitehead and forthcoming named
Plaintiff Janie Stapleton shall be the Class Representatives
of the Settlement Class.
Based on the parties' stipulations, and for settlement
a. The above-described Settlement Class is so numerous that
joinder of all members is impracticable;
b. There are questions of law or fact common to the
c. The claims of the Class Representatives are typical of the
claims of the Settlement Class;
d. The Class Representatives will fairly and adequately
protect the interests of the Settlement Class;
e. The questions of fact or law common to the members of the
Settlement Class predominate over the questions affecting
only individual members; and
f. Certification of the Settlement Class is superior to other
available methods of fair and efficient adjudication ...