Advanced Disposal Fees Georgia and Alabama Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. and its related companies will spend just short of $3 million to resolve three class actions alleging that it charged customers improper fees. The complaints claimed that the companies did not have the right to charges the fees, which included such things as fuel surcharges, environmental fees, administrative charges.

Docket Number:


Company: Advanced Disposal Services Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 4, 2019

Objection Deadline: August 7, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: August 7, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: August 21, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required.


You may be eligible if you are an individual or entity in Alabama or Georgia who paid the companies one or more of the fees during the class period. (Neither the Notice nor the Settlement Agreement precisely defines the class period.) 

The fees include fuel surcharges, fuel fees, energy recovery fees, energy charges, environmental fees or charges, administrative fees or charges, late fees, service fees, and substantively similar fees or charges. Customers in Georgia who paid only the service or late fee are not members of the class. Download the Notice at the settlement website for other exclusions.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Up to 100% of the amount of fees paid during the class period. If the total value of all claims exceeds the net settlement fund, class members will get a pro-rata share of that fund.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,999,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Methvin Terrell Yancey Stephens & Miller PC

Claim Form: Advanced Disposal Fees Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bach Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Randall Green Auto v. Advanced Disposal, et al.

Settlement Website: Advanced Disposal Fees Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
AB Data, Ltd.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Bach Enterprises Inc. v. Advanced Disposal Settlement
c/o A.B. Data Ltd.
P.O. Box 173041
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(800) 526-8244

Tags: Adding Unauthorized Fees During Collection, Additional charges in breach of contract, False or unlawful environmental charges, False or unlawful fuel surcharges