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The team at Heffler Claims Group is proud to make our time-tested expertise available on our regularly-updated blog. With more than fifty years of experience in class action and mass tort settlement administration, we’ve built a body of knowledge essential for law firms, corporations, government agencies and other legal professionals. Because we’ve pioneered many of today’s industry standards and remained at the forefront of our industry since our founding, no one knows the ins and outs of claims administration like we do. Gain access to the insights of our industry-leading team, a trusted resource for insider news and perceptive commentary on class action settlement administration.

December 3, 2018 by Kaitlyn Porch

Rule 23 Amendments: Resources and News

Rule 23 changes are officially in effect.  Are you prepared?  

Amendments to Rule 23 went into effect on December 1, 2018 and include language that places digital class action notice on par with U.S. mail. In addition the amendments require additional information from counsel ahead of preliminary approval, impose objection limitations, and clarify final-settlement criteria.

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November 19, 2018 by Edward Radetich, III

What's the Most Cost-Effective Approach to Setting Up a Contact Center for your Class Action Settlement?

Attorneys have various options when it comes to setting up a contact center for a class action settlement, but how do you choose the best option for your case that will satisfy the courts?

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November 13, 2018 by Lori Castaneda

New Guidelines Move to Make Class Action Settlement Results Transparent

The Northern District of California United States District Court recently released updated guidelines for class action settlements. These updates, effective immediately, outline new expectations of settlement administrators and class counsel, define appropriate cy pres awardees, make settlement results public information, and provide guidance to notice languageFailure to follow these guidelines could result in unnecessarily delayed or denied approval. 

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November 5, 2018 by Kaitlyn Porch

6 Reasons to Partner With Heffler for Settlement Administration

Heffler Claims Group has more than 50 years of results for thousands of class action cases worldwide. With that experience comes the unique ability to provide you with proven and efficient solutions that save time and money.  

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November 1, 2018 by Kaitlyn Porch

Senator Sounds an Alarm with FTC on Digital Ad Fraud

Senator Warner characterized the pervasive problem of digital ad fraud as "a willful blindness,”  in a hard-hitting letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after a recent scheme was brought to light that Google estimates cost advertisers close to $10 million. It’s a shot over the bow to major players, who according to Warner, are inattentive to the criminal activity. Class action settlement notice programs are not immune to this problem.

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