I find this interesting:
THE LAWYERS REPRESENTING YOU
16. Do I need to hire my own attorney?
You do not need to hire an attorney, but you can if you want to. You, and the entire class, are already represented by a group of attorneys listed below, who are known as Class Counsel. You do not have to pay for Class Counsel's services. You may contact Class Counsel if you have any questions about this Notice or settlement, but please do not contact the court.
Gary S. Graifman
Kantrowitz, Goldhamer, & Graifman, P.C.
747 Chestnut Ridge Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Phone: (845) 356-22570
Howard T. Longman
Stull, Stull, & Brody
6 East 45th Street, Suite 500
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 687-7230
Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC
103 Eisenhower Parkway
Roseland, NJ 07068
Phone: (973) 228-9898
If you decide to hire your own attorney, you will have to pay for his or her services. Your attorney must file an appearance no later than February 21, 2013 with the Clerk of the Court, and must send a copy by First-
Class United States Mail, to Class Counsel and Nissan's counsel at the address provided above in section 13, postmarked no later than February 21, 2013.
17. How Much is Class Counsel being paid?
Class Counsel will apply to the court for reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses in an amount up to $2,250,000. Nissan has only agreed to not oppose any application for attorneys' fees and expenses of $1,100,000, and may oppose any requested attorneys' fees and expenses above that amount. Any award of attorneys' fees and costs will be paid by Nissan separately from and in addition to any relief provided to the Settlement Class.
Additionally, Class Counsel will apply to the Court for payments of $5,000 each to the Class Representatives for their service to the Class. Any award of payments to the Class Representatives will be paid by Nissan separately from and in addition to any relief provided too the Settlement Class.
....I wonder how much it would have cost Nissan to simply voluntarily recall and replace the radiators in question??