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On March 4, 2008, the Court approved the proposed settlement and granted an allowance of attorneys fees and expenses.
On April 2, 2008, a Notice of Appeal was filed by Attorneys Rex A. Sharp and Barbara C. Frankland, of the law firm of Gunderson, Sharp & Walke, L.L.P., on behalf of Wallace B. Roderick Revocable Living Trust. On January 22, 2009, the Kansas Supreme Court dismissed the appeal. Under the settlement agreement, OXY made the deposit of settlement funds on February 5, 2009. One of the plaintiffs' Class Counsel, Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, L.L.C., mailed distribution checks to the Plaintiff Class on February 6, 2009. Plaintiffs' counsel has prepared a Final Payment Schedule (click here to view) showing amounts distributed to the Plaintiff Class.