Like any class action, you can "opt out" of a proposed settlement and bring your own lawsuit. You may get more, you may get less, but you will be paying your own attorneys what you're getting a free windfall from here by just going along with a settlement.
But unlike most class actions, you're not getting a $5 off coupon for your next purchase of car insurance or contact lenses. You're talking getting serious money for basically doing nothing.
My advice: take the money and run.
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