What the Prime Trucking Class Action Lawsuit is About
A class action lawsuit was filed against Prime Trucking in March 2015 for allegedly violating truck driver labor laws on both the state and federal level as the company was said to have failed to properly compensate drivers.
According to the lawsuit, Prime Trucking failed to pay trainees wages during training orientation and cheated both employee drivers and independent contractors out of thousands of dollars in wages.
Read more about the case under the name: Dominic Oliveira v. New Prime Inc., Case No. 1:15-cv-10603, C.D. MA.
Are you or a family member a driver working with Prime Trucking and think that you are entitled to a settlement? Feel free to contact us today for help.
The Prime Trucking Settlement Details
Prime Trucking denies any wrongdoing but has agreed to settle the lawsuit with a $28 million settlement pay.
The settlement benefits individuals who attended truck driver training for Prime Trucking, who worked as employee drivers for Prime, and/or who worked as independent contractor drivers and leased their trucks through Prime between October 2, 2012, and May 8, 2020. This also includes Individuals who otherwise attended training for Prime Trucking in Missouri between March 4, 2010, and May 8, 2020.
The class action settlement agreement orders payment of $100 to all Class Action Members, even if they do not file a valid claim form. However, those who do file a claim will be eligible to receive additional payments.
Furthermore, those who already received money from a California truck driver settlement with Prime Trucking will be able to still claim a 50% share of whatever payment they may have received from this settlement.
Valid claim forms must be submitted by December 7, 2020. The deadline for exclusion and objection is set on December 7, 2020. The final approval hearing for the truck driver settlement is scheduled for January 13, 2021.
If you’re affected by the Prime Trucking Driver Wages lawsuit settlement, we’d love to hear from you.
Editor’s note on the Prime Trucking Class Action Settlement:
This piece is written about the recent Prime Trucking Driver Wages Class Action Settlement. If you are considered eligible to be among the class of consumers described in the class action lawsuit settlement, you may eventually be able to participate in receiving any compensation the court may award.
If you believe that what is alleged in the Prime Trucking Driver Wages class action settlement has affected you, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
We’d be happy to help you take a step in the right direction, fight this issue, and better enable you to join in on any potential consumer class action. If interested, please send an email to Outreach@ConsiderTheConsumer.com, find us on Twitter or Facebook, or even connect with us directly on our website! We look forward to hearing from you all.
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