Illinois Central Railroad Company Biometrics Illinois 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:

The Illinois Central Railroad Company (ICRC) is settling a class action about the use of finger-scanning technology via the SpeedGate System at ICRC facilities. The complaint alleged the ICRC violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which requires certain things of private businesses who wish to take, store, or use biometrics like finger scans.

Docket Number:


Company: Illinois Central Railroad Company

Filing Deadline: September 26, 2022

Class Period: April 22, 2014 to June 29, 2022

Objection Deadline: September 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: September 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: October 3, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if, at any time between April 22, 2014 and June 29, 2022, you accessed an Illinois Central Railroad Company (doing business as as CN) facility in Illinois through the SpeedGate System.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund. The amount will depend on a number of factors, including the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $15,000

Law Firm:

Claim Form: Railroad BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Rogers v. Illinois Central Railroad Company

Settlement Website: Railroad BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Rogers v. ICRC Settlement
P.O. Box 4656
Portland, OR 97208-4656

Tags: BIPA, Biometric Data, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data