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Experior Logistics Misclassification of Drivers Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

A settlement of $1.5 million is set to resolve this class action against Polmax Logistitcs, LLC (which does business as Experior Logistics), Polmax Fleet, LLC, Polmax, LLC (which does business as Experior Transport), Forbes Air Cargo, Inc. (which does business as Experior Global), and Lynx Management, Inc. The complaint alleged that Polmax and the other companies misclassified their truck drivers as independent contractors when they should’ve been considered employees, and took improper deductions from the drivers’ paychecks, in violation of Illinois and New Jersey laws.

Docket Number:

2021-CH-01601

Company: Polmax Logistics, LLC

Filing Deadline: January 30, 2023

Class Period: April 2, 2011 to September 30, 2022

Objection Deadline: January 30, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: January 30, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: February 27, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are an individual who, within the applicable statute of limitations, (1) entered into an independent contractor agreement or a similar agreement with one of the defendants, (2) lived in Illinois or New Jersey and personally performed driver services for one of the defendants in Illinois or New Jersey, and (3) were not classified as an employee of a defendant. The statute of limitations period for Illinois class members is April 2, 2011 through September 30, 2022; for New Jersey class members it is April 2, 2015 through September 30, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Amounts paid to class members will vary according to the amount of the chargebacks taken from their pay and the length of time they provided services to the defendants. Final amounts may also vary according to the number of valid claims received. It is expected that each class member will receive at least $1,500.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $5,000

Law Firm:
MCGUIRE LAW

Claim Form: Illinois Trucking Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Komorski v. Polmax Logistics LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: Illinois Trucking Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator
Komorski, et al. v. Polmax Logistics LLC, et al.
c/o Simpluris Inc.
P.O. Box 26170
Santa Ana, CA 92799
888-369-3780

Tags: Improper Deductions from Pay, Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors