Kentucky River Metals Recycling Stolen Vehicle 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:

River Metals Recycling (RMR) has consented to settle a class action that alleges, among other things, that RMR bought vehicles that had been stolen from the plaintiffs, in purchases that did not comply with Kentucky laws.

Docket Number:


Company: River Metals Recycling LLC

Filing Deadline: October 17, 2017

Class Period: January 23, 2011 to June 29, 2017

Objection Deadline: October 17, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: October 17, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: October 20, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

Yes; you must have a police report on the theft of the vehicle. If you did not previously report its theft, you will have to do so before submitting a claim.


You may be eligible if, beween January 23, 2011 and June 29, 2017, you owned a vehicle that was stolen or taken without your consent and then transferred or sold to RMR, at any of its Kentucky locations.

RMR is required to keep records of its transactions and, together with class counsel, has spent time determining which transactions may be included in this lawsuit. The notice has been sent to persons who are believed to be class members and to some potential class members.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies. If your vehicle was sold directly to RMR in a one-vehicle transaction, you will be eligible to receive an award of up to the average of the “Fair” and “Good” value of the vehicle in the Kelley Blue Book. If your vehicle was sold in a bulk transaction, you will be eligible to receive an award based on the average cost paid for scrap material by RMR, based on an estimated vehicle weight of 3

Total Settlement Amount: $1,150,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Edmondson & Associates

Claim Form: River Metals Recycling Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Mohamed Salem Abdellahi, et al. v. River Metals Recycling LLC

Settlement Website: River Metals Recycling Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Garden City Group, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

River Metals Recycling Settlement
c/o GCG
P.O. Box 9349
Dublin, OH 43017-4249
(800) 231-1815

Tags: Improper Sale of Vehicle, Stolen Vehicle, Your Car