Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
USX Corporation, doing business as US Steel, is settling a class action regarding its coke plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged that certain emissions from the plant—pollutants, air contaminants, and noxious smells—occurred because of the company’s conduct. It claimed that the emissions have interfered with the use and enjoyment of homes in the area surrounding the plant.Docket Number:
Company: United States Steel Corporation
Filing Deadline: February 3, 2020
Class Period: May 25, 2015
Objection Deadline: January 20, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: January 20, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: February 24, 2020Proof of Purchase:
You must attach a copy of a government-issued photo identification and of proof of ownership of, or a rental agreement for, a home in the class area.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are or were an owner, occupant, or renter of a home within the class area at any point between May 25, 2015 and the present, or if you are a person who submitted an information sheet to class counsel in this case before October 25, 2018. A map of the class area is included in the Notice at https://www.ldclassaction.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/168/2019/12/U-S-Steel-Clairton-Class-Notice-with-map.pdf.Typical Settlement Amount:
Pro rata share of the net settlement fund. Final amount will be determined after payment of attorneys’ costs and fees and settlement administration expenses based on the number of households that submitted valid claims.
Total Settlement Amount: $2,000,000 for settlement payments plus $6,500,000 for environmental improvement measuresClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
James E. DePasquale
Liddle & Dubin PC
Case Name: Ross v. USX Company, f/k/a and d/b/a as U.S. Steel Corporation
Settlement Website: Clairton Coke Plant Emissions Settlement Website
Liddle & Dubin
Liddle & Dubin PC
975 East Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207