No. 11-10459 Non-Argument Calendar.

660 F.3d 1289 (2011)

Laura FAUGHT, Steven Faught, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees, Karon Edleson, L.B. Chip Edleson, Movants-Appellants, v. AMERICAN HOME SHIELD CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

October 21, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Albert Y. Chang , Johnson Bottini, LLP, San Diego, CA, James M. Evangelista , David James Worley , Evangelista & Associates, LLC, Atlanta, GA, for Movants-Appellants.

D. Frank Davis , John E. Norris , Wesley W. Barnett , Davis & Norris, LLP, Birmingham, AL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

Scott Burnett Smith , Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings, LLP, Huntsville, AL, Joel S. Feldman , Rachel B. Niewoehner , Julie Weber , Sidley Austin, LLP, Chicago, IL, John E. Goodman , Michael Dale McKibben , Michael R. Pennington , Jason A. Walters , Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings, LLP, Birmingham, AL, Doy Leale McCall, III , Hill, Hill, Carter, Franco, Cole & Black, PC, Montgomery, AL, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before WILSON, PRYOR and FAY, Circuit Judges.


This appeal involves a fundamental misunderstanding about the enforcement of an injunction. The district court approved a settlement between American Home Shield and a national class represented by Laura and Stephen Faught and, as part of its judgment, enjoined permanently "anyone claiming ... for the benefit of" members of the class from prosecuting released claims. Karon and Chip Edleson opted out of the settlement of that class action, but continued...

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