Tri-State CareFlight Pilot Overtime Pay Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Tri-State CareFlight, LLC and Dr. Blake A. Stamper are settling two consolidated class actions alleging certain pilots employed by Tri-State in New Mexico are owed overtime pay. The complaint alleged the pilots were paid for twelve-hour shifts but that when they worked more than twelve hours, they were not give overtime pay.

Docket Number:


Company: Tri-State CareFlight, LLC

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: September 11, 2010 to January 19, 2016

Objection Deadline: July 25, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: July 25, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: August 26, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof, but you must submit a W-9 and a signed release in order to receive your share of the settlement. The deadline for submitting these documents is not specified at the settlement website.


You may be eligible if you are a pilot who was formerly employed in New Mexico by Tri-State, at any time between September 11, 2010 and January 19, 2016, and who worked more than twelve hours during at least one daily shift.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members will receive a share of the net settlement fund, calculated based on a review of Tri-State’s time and payroll records. Twenty percent will be considered back wages and will be reported on a Form W-2; the other 80% will be considered liquidated damages and will be reported on a Form 1099.

Total Settlement Amount: $350,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Moody & Stanford, PC

Case Name: Bastian, et. al v. Tri-State CareFlight, et. al.

Settlement Website: NMPilotSettlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Tri-State CareFlight Settlement Administrator
c/o Rust Consulting Inc., – 7664
P.O. Box 2396
Faribault MN 55021-9096

Tags: Employment Violations, Unpaid Overtime