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Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System Surcharge 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 Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System (MSRS) is settling two class actions abut a $3 fee or surcharge that was collected for court costs during certain periods. The Fowler lawsuit is about fees collected to resolve a municipal citation; the White lawsuit is about fees collected for a Missouri associate circuit or circuit court.

Docket Number:

1716-cv18662 and 2116-cv12259

Company: Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System

Filing Deadline: March 7, 2022

Class Period: August 28, 2013 to August 1, 2021

Objection Deadline: February 20, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: February 20, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: February 24, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you did not receive a Notice of the settlement, you must provide documentation of both your claim and your payment of the costs.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you previously paid a $3 fee or surcharge for MSRS as part of court costs to resolve a municipal citation or costs in associate circuit or circuit court during the following time periods:

- Fowler lawsuit: between August 28, 2013 and August 1, 2021.
- White lawsuit: between June 7, 2016 and August 1, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment of $4.50 for each $3.00 fee or surcharge paid. If finals claim amounts exceed the amount in the net settlement fund, claims will be reduced on a pro-rata basis.

Total Settlement Amount: $18,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000-$10,000

Law Firms:
McGonagle Spencer Gahagan, PC
Wagstaff & Cartmell LLP

Claim Form: Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System Surcharge Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Daven Fowler and Jerry Keller, individually and on behalf of the others similarly situated v. Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System; and Ann White, individually and on behalf of the others similarly situated v. Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System

Settlement Website: Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System Surcharge Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Missouri Sheriffs’ Retirement System Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 43156
Providence, RI 02940-3156
855-786-1038

Tags: Court Fees, Unfair Charges