The Ferrara Law Group, P.C. announces that on June 24, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey issued an order granting preliminary approval of a class action settlement regarding the fire that occurred at the Avalon at Edgewater on January 21, 2015.

Under the proposed settlement agreement, class members who submit a valid claim during the claim period will be entitled to an award of $3,000 per unit. The Court has scheduled a hearing for September 25, 2019 to determine whether to grant final approval to the settlement.

For more information about the settlement, a copy of the order granting preliminary approval can be accessed here. A copy of the proposed settlement agreement is available here.