Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

April 20 deadline approaching for $3.4B trust fund settlement




A key deadline is approaching to participate in the $3.4 billion settlement in the Indian trust fund lawsuit.

Beneficiaries have until April 20 submit comments or objections to the settlement, or to request to speak at the fairness hearing, which is scheduled to take place on June 20 in Washington, D.C.

Beneficiaries who want to preserve their right to sue the federal government for damages must do so by April 20 as well. The opt out only affects the Trust Administration Class of the settlement.

People who believe they they should be a part of the settlement but who haven't received a notice should fill out a claim form as soon as possible on CobellSettlement.Com. They can also call 1-800-961-6109 for more information.

Get the Story:
Press Release: Key Deadline Approaches for Native Americans in $3.4 Billion Indian Trust Settlement (Cobell Settlement 3/29)

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