This excerpt taken from the ALL 10-Q filed Nov 1, 2005.
VIII. RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT
If you fall within the Class definition and are a Class Member, you will be bound by any Final Judgment related to this settlement. If you do not properly complete and mail in a Claim Form in a timely manner you will not receive any award under the settlement. All Class Members will be bound by a final judgment in this Action.
At the settlement hearing, any Class Member may appear in person or by counsel of his or her own choosing and at his or her own expense. To the extent allowed by the Court, such a Class Member may be heard in opposition to the fairness, reasonableness and adequacy of the settlement, or to the application for an award of attorneys fees and reimbursement of expenses and costs. However, no objector shall be heard in opposition to the settlement and/or the application for attorneys fees and expenses, nor shall
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Notice Of Class Action Settlement
Any objector who does not object in the manner provided above shall be deemed to have waived such objection, and shall forever be foreclosed from objecting to the fairness, reasonableness or adequacy of the proposed settlement, or any award of attorneys fees or reimbursement of costs and expenses.