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Case of Truckers Suing Pilot Flying J Ordered to Mediation

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Some trucking firms opted out of a class action against Pilot Flying J last year.  In November 2013, a federal judged approved a $84.9 million settlement.  The claimants that opted out have now been ordered to mediation.  The cases were consolidated in federal court in Kentucky.  The Cleveland Brown’s owner, Jimmy Haslam, owns the gas and service station chain Pilot Flying J.  The truckers were shorted discounts and rebates from Flying J.

Business litigation disputes are sometimes best resolved with class action litigation. Opting out of the class does not guarantee you will have the best or even better results than if you were part of the class action.  

According to the article:

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that some plaintiffs attorneys this week objected to the mediation order, saying they wanted to take discovery first to determine what was stolen from their clients.

A Pilot attorney disagreed, saying an audit provided by the company gives an “absolutely full picture” of the damages, according to the News Sentinel.

To read the full article, visit cleveland.com.  ​
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