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LEGAL NOTICE

Because you are: (a) an attorney who, during the period of April 17, 2019 to September 30, 2020, may
have paid a subsequent appearance or other filing fee to the Circuit Court of Cook County for or on
behalf of your client(s) who had previously been granted a fee waiver upon a finding of indigence
under 735 ILCS 5/5-105 and Illinois Supreme Court Rule 298, while that waiver was in effect in the
case in which the filing fee was paid (the “Fee Amount”); or (b) a litigant who, during the period of
April 17, 2019 to September 30, 2020, paid a subsequent appearance or other filing fee to the Circuit
Court of Cook County on your own behalf and had previously been granted a fee waiver upon a finding
of indigence under 735 ILCS 5/5-105 and Illinois Supreme Court Rule 298, while that waiver was in
effect in the case in which the filing fee was paid (the “Fee Amount”), you are entitled to a cash
payment from a class action settlement.
A United States District Court judge authorized this Notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.

This Notice affects you because Defendant’s records show that you paid appearance or other filing
fees in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.