ROWE V. METRA
CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT INFORMATION
This is the settlement information for Rowe v. Metra, and describes the case and the settlement among Plaintiff and Defendant.
We have tried to design this to help you get information about the proposed settlement of this case. If necessary, however, you can also contact Class Counsel for further information:
Larry D. Drury
Larry D. Drury, Ltd.
100 North LaSalle Street Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60602-3511
DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT FOR INFORMATION.
This case is currently pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. The judge is Magistrate Judge Nolan. To see a copy of the complaint, click here.
Plaintiff alleges that Defendant violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (“FACTA”), by providing him with an electronically printed receipt from a ticket vending machine (“TVM”) located along the Metra Electric line that contained the expiration date of his credit card.
Defendant denies Plaintiff’s claims of wrongdoing, denies that Plaintiff or any class member is entitled to any monetary relief but Defendant has agreed to settle all claims against it to avoid the expense of continued legal proceedings. To see a copy of the Settlement Agreement, click here.
The Court has certified a class and preliminarily approved a class action settlement of this case. To see a copy of the Preliminary Approval Order, click here. The links below provide information about who is a Class Member, the terms of the Settlement Agreement, and how Class Members can participate in, object to, or exclude themselves from, the class action settlement of this case.
All Potential Class Members
To find out if you are a Class Member, see below.
If you want to receive money from the Settlement Fund, click here.
If you do not want to be a class member (or receive any money from the Settlement Fund), see below.
If you want to object to the settlement of this case as a class action or to the terms of the Settlement Agreement, see below.
All persons who, from February 8, 2010 through June 4, 2010, were issued an electronically printed receipt from a ticket vending machine on the Metra Electric line which contained the expiration date of the credit card or debit card used in the transaction.
If you do not want to participate in the Settlement you must write a letter stating, “EXCLUDE ME FROM THE ROWE V. METRA SETTLEMENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT BY OPTING OUT OF THE SETTLEMENT, I WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY BENEFITS THAT I WOULD OTHERWISE BE ENTITLED TO IF I PARTICIPATED IN THE SETTLEMENT CLASS.” Include your name and address and mail the letter to the Settlement Administrator, First Class Inc./Rowe, 5410 West Roosevelt Road, Suite 222, Chicago, Illinois 60644-1479. Your letter must be postmarked by November 21, 2011 to be valid.
If you think the Settlement is unfair, you may object to it by writing a memo or letter stating the specific reasons for your objection and filing it with the Clerk’s Office (Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604) and sending a copy to Class Counsel, Larry Drury of Larry D. Drury, Ltd., 100 North LaSalle Street Suite 1010, Chicago, IL 60602 and to Defendant’s Counsel, David M. Schultz, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, 222 N. LaSalle St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60601, postmarked by November 21, 2011.