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Arbor Hills Landfill Settles Class Action Lawsuit

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Who is a Class Member

Anyone who rented, owned, or leased residential property within the defined area between April 25, 2013 and present. Tenants only need to have established connection with the area at a singular point during the class period. Additional qualifying members who filled out a Data Sheet with complaints about odors prior to February 1, 2017.

*Class area is defined in the Settlement Agreement


Settlement Amount

$750,000


Proof of Purchase

Potential members are required to submit sufficient documentation to show ownership or a lease agreement during the class period. If documents are not available to the individual, equivalent copies must be procured.

*Maintain a copy of any form submitted to class counsel.


Potential Settlement Payment

According to the Arbor Hills settlement notice, Class Members may expect to receive any share of the pool after all legal and administrative expenses have been squared.

Additional reimbursements will amount to approximately $5,000,000 in total “improvement measures” to settle all other actions. The work will consist of, but is not limited to:

  • 80+ new landfill gas wells
  • 14,000+ feet of piping replaced and/or installed.
  • Regular odor patrols put in place for on- and off-site testing.
  • Installation of new odor control measures and devices.

Claim Form

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Important Dates

09/05/2017: Preliminary hearing.

10/11/2017: Deadline for personal exclusion. Hard copies must be dated be dated on or prior to this date.

10/23/2017: Deadline for claim filings.

10/27/2017: Final hearing.


Settlement Notes

  • Jorell Lawrence, Mary Salmon v. Advanced Disposal Services Arbor Hills Landfill Inc., BFI Waste Systems of North America, LLC, Allied Waste Industries, Inc.
  • Case No. 16-005209-NZ
  • Pending in the Michigan Circuit Court for Wayne County

Class members in the Arbor Hills Landfill noxious odors class action lawsuit claim that Advanced Disposal Systems and BFI Waste Systems emitted noxious odors from the Arbor Hills Landfill in Salem Township (Michigan) which tainted the defined class area. Plaintiffs utilized extensive resources to investigate the situation, and the result was a settlement agreement with the defense.

Advanced Disposal Systems and BFI remains adamant that they are not liable and deny all allegations, but have agreed to a settlement by acting in good faith and an effort to avoid excessive litigation risks. The proposed is comprised of the following characteristics:

  • Payment of $750,000 (50/50 split between Advanced Disposal and BFI).
  • Class expenses will be determined through Court approval with likely advancement by class counsel.
  • Improvement measures previously expressed in the initial notice.

 


Contact Information

Liddle & Dubin PC
Arbor Hills Landfill Claims Form
975 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 800-536-0045
Email: info@LDclassaction.com


Settlement Website

Arbor Hills Landfill Class Action Lawsuit

BrokerPriceOpinion.com Settles to Excess of $1M in Class Action Lawsuit

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Who is a Class Member

Anyone who entered into an agreeement with BrokerPriceOpinions.com for a prepared broker price opinion on or following the date of December 2, 2007. These potential class members must have not been paid any allowance owed by BrokerPriceOpinions.com.


Settlement Amount

$1,567,000

*Only $1,020,000 defined as Settlement awards. All additional fees are for counsel.


Proof of Purchase

Initial forms do not require additional proof.


Claim Form

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Important Dates

10/31/2017: Claim filing deadline.

10/31/2017: Individual exclusion deadline.

10/31/2017: Objection deadline.


Settlement Notes

  • Wornicki, et al. v. Brokerpriceopinion.com, et al.
  • Case No. 1:13-CV-03258-PAB-KMT
  • Pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Class members of the BrokerPriceOpinion.com unpaid BPO class action lawsuit challenge that the defense has gone against established agreements for real estate evaluations. Plaintiffs contend that the defendant has unlawfully failed to provide proper payment for the work detailed in the working terms. The class is seeking an injunction to restrain the practices of BrokerPriceOpinion.com and relief for any additional fees that have risen to the legal process.

The defendants in the BrokerPriceOpinion.com class action lawsuit involves the following entities:

  • BrokerPriceOpinion.com, Inc.
  • Walter Coats
  • First Valuation, LLC
  • First Valuation Services, LLC
  • First Valuation Technology, LLC
  • Valutech, Inc.
  • Cartel Asset Management, LLC

Defense continues to deny any allegations and all liability, claiming that any award or injunction is inappropriate. It was established through plaintiff discovery that the defendants do not hold proper funding to reimburse amounts owed. Given this state, both sides settled to new terms and conditions to avoid additional litigation.Total settlement funds amount to $1,567,000. Class payment is limited to $1,020,000 of this amount. Additional costs include counsel fees, notice fees, and other administrative costs. Qualifying class members will receive a distribution equal to settlement funds divided by total amount owed by defendants multiplied by the amount owed to the individual.

All class members who file valid claims in the case will be represented by:

  • Beth E. Terrell, Jennifer Rust Murray, and Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC
  • Jeffrey A. Berens (Berens Law LLC)
  • Stefan Coleman (Stefan Coleman LLCS)

Contact Information

Claims Administrator
PO Box 6878
Broomfield, CO 80021

Phone: 1-888-551-9797


Settlement Website

BrokerPriceOpinion.com Class Action Settlement

Detrex Corporation Reaches $850K Settlement in Noxious Odors Class Action Lawsuit

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Who is a Class Member

Anyone who owned or rented residential property within the defined class area between the dates of December 5, 2013 and the date of preliminary approval (September 29, 2017). All class members are required to submit a claim form to their counsel prior to the listed deadline.

*The class also includes anyone who submitted a complaint prior o August 23, 2017.


Settlement Amount

Maximum of $850,000.

*In addition to a cash distribution to the class, the defendant must take steps to ensure preventative measures in the future


Proof of Residency

Potential class members must provide proper documentation with their claim form. Those currently not in possession of these papers must be obtain or else the claim will be rejected. Original documents do not need to (and should not be) attached. Maintain at least one copy of any form submitted to class counsel.


Claim Form

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Important Dates

11/02/2017: Individual exclusion deadline.

11/16/2017: Final hearing

11/17/2017: Claim filing deadline.


Settlement Notes

  • Heide Arnold Et Al v. Detrex Corporation
  • Case No. CV 16-872684
  • Pending in the Court of Common Pleas in Ohio, County of Cuyahoga

Class members of the Detrex Corpoation noxious odors class action lawsuit claim that Detrex has infringed upon various properties by indirectly supplying noxious odors to the areas. Plaintiffs challenge that the odors originate from Detrex’s facility in Ashtbula, Ohio.Extensive depositions and analysis resulted in the preliminary settlement between the two sides on September 29, 2017. Prospective members can file a claim through the link above. If an included member does not object or exclude himself/herself, he/she will be held to the court’s decision.

The defendants in the Dextrex lawsuit are defined only to Detrex Corporation. Preliminary agreements have resulted in the establishing of a $850,000 settlement fund. In addition to the cash consideration, the defense will also implement new measures to avoid future issues. These measures include, but are not limited to: filtration, oxidizers, and new evaluations. All administration and counsel fees will be reimbursed from the settlement funding.

All class members who file valid claims in the case will be represented by the law firm of Liddle & Dubin, P.C. Detrex will be represented by Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease LLP.


Contact Information

Liddle & Dubin, P.C.
975 East Jefferson  Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207

Toll Free Phone: 800-536-0045
Phone: 313-392-0015
Fax: 313-392-0025
Email: info@LDclassaction.com


Settlement Website

Detrex Corporation Class Action Settlement

Claim $60 in Terminix Robocall Class Action Settlement

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Who is a Class Member

Anyone who was the recipient of an “autodialed payment and/or debt-collection call” from Terminix or any associated persons between the dates of August 22, 2012 and July 28, 2017.

*Anyone who provided consent to receive these calls will not qualify.


Settlement Amount

Terminix will provide sufficient funds to distribute $60 to each valid claim.


Proof of Purchase

Potential class members must verify ownership/possession of the cell phone which received debt-collection calls from Terminix.


Claim Form

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Important Dates

08/22/2012 – 07/28/2017: Class Period

12/26/2017: Objection deadline.

12/26/2017: Exclusion deadline.

12/26/2017: Claim filing deadline.

02/23/2018: Final hearing.


Settlement Notes

  • Tomorrow Black-Brown, et al. v. Terminix International Company Limited Partnership
  • Case No. 1:16-cv-23607
  • Pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division

Class members of the Terminix robocall class action lawsuit contest that they received unlawfull debt-collection calls (and other prerecorded payments) from Terminix and related bodies without providing consent, leaving the defense in violation of the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act). The present lawsuit is limited to an automatic dialing system during the class period: August 22, 2012 to July 28, 2017. Consent was given any time a cell phone number was provided IF it directly related to purchasing or receiving services from Terminix. Consent may have been revoked if Terminix was contacted.

The defense in the Terminix robocall lawsuit is limited to only Terminix International Company Limited Partnership, who represents subsidiaries. Terminix continues to deny any wrongdoing or liability, but has agreed to a settlement in an effort to avoid further litigation and release of any accusatory claims. The proposed settlement terms will award any valid claims with a cash distribution of $60 from Terminix, in addition to the payment of any accumulated counsel and administrative fees up to $295,000. Class representative Tomorrow Black-Brown will also seek a $5,000 service award for her representation of qualified members.

All class members who file valid claims in the case will be represented by Jonathan Cohen and John Yanchnuis (Morgan & Morgan).


Contact Information

Settlement Administrator
c/o Angeion Group.
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Email: TerminixTCPA@AdministratorClassAction.com


Settlement Website

www.TerminixTCPASettlement.com