Waste Industries Settlement
Processed by Dahl Administration
You may be entitled to payment if you paid fuel or environmental fees or surcharges to Waste Industries LLC and/or to any of its affiliated companies (collectively “Waste Industries.”) The class action lawsuit was filed against Waste Industries alleging Waste Industries improperly charged “fuel surcharges” (also called “energy recovery fees”) and environmental fees. A settlement of this lawsuit has been reached. Under the proposed settlement, you may be entitled to payment if you paid one of the above fees from March 3, 2011 (or other statutory date, if applicable) through September 15, 2017.
Excluded from the Settlement Class are: (1) municipalities, (2) landfill and transfer station customers (but only as to the amounts paid to a landfill or transfer station), (3) any individual or entity currently in bankruptcy, (4) any individual or entity whose obligations were discharged in bankruptcy, and (5) any judicial officer who has presided over any of the pending litigation in Georgia or North Carolina.
If you paid fuel or environmental fees or surcharges to Waste Industries LLC or to any of its affiliated companies you may be entitled to a payment from a class action settlement. The deadline to file a claim is January 16, 2018.
The deadline to exclude yourself from the settlement has passed. The deadline to object to the settlement has passed. The deadlines were October 19, 2017.