May 24, 2022
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Riverlink Toll Fees $2.5M Settlement: More Details

RiverLink operators Kapsch TrafficCom USA Inc. and Gila Inc. violate the law by charging late fees on unpaid tolls after only 29 days or fewer. Read this review for more details.

What is The Riverlink Toll Fees $2.5M Settlement

The class-action lawsuit was filed in 2019 and accused Gila LLC and Kapsch TrafficCom USA Inc., the contractor that works with RiverLink to collect tolls, of sending second notices of late payments, with additional fees attached, to some drivers who had crossed the bridges before they received a first written notice.

 The Riverlink allow traffic to cross the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky, and southern Indiana. Three bridges connect the two states, allowing drivers to cross the river in exchange for a toll.

 RiverLink operators Kapsch TrafficCom USA Inc. and Gila Inc. violate the law by charging late fees on unpaid tolls after only 29 days or fewer. Plaintiffs in the case say the RiverLink business terms are supposed to allow 35 days for payment — five days for invoice generation and mailing and 30 days for a customer to make payments

What is the Lawsuit All about

The class-action lawsuit was filed in 2019 and accused Gila LLC and Kapsch TrafficCom USA Inc., the contractor that works with RiverLink to collect tolls, of sending second notices of late payments, with additional fees attached, to some drivers who had crossed the bridges before they received a first written notice

RiverLink created a webpage for the lawsuit which includes the suits, the notice of the agreement and additional documents. 

The court sent the notice of the agreement to everyone believed to have been affected. The four-page document answers questions people might have about who’s eligible and benefits of the settlement.

Those eligible for potential payments include drivers who were charged fees without being mailed a notice as well as drivers who paid $5 late fees after not paying an initial toll invoice.

How to know if you are in the settlement class

You may be included in the Settlement Class if you are a drivers who was charged fees without being mailed a notice as well as drivers who paid $5 late fees after not paying an initial toll invoice

The provisions of the Settlement

Kapsch and Gila haven’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to settle these claims with a $2.5 million settlement deal.

Under the settlement terms, Class Members will receive a cash payment. This payment will vary depending on the amount each Class Member paid in toll fees. Class Members who paid more in toll fees will be allotted a larger share of the settlement fund. No payment estimates are available on the settlement website.

Conclusion

The final approval hearing for the settlement is scheduled for June 22, 2022..

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