On April 24, 2023, a class action settlement was preliminarily approved in Ayala v. U.S. Xpress, Inc. et al., Case No. 5:16-cv-00137-GW-KK (C.D. Cal.). The settlement provides a total settlement fund of $4.69 million on behalf of a class of just under 1,000 California-based truck drivers who were employed by U.S. Xpress. The settlement was reached after over seven years of hard-fought litigation and three days of a jury trial.
A final Fairness Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, at 8:30am, at the United States Courthouse located at 350 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
For more information, please visit the Settlement Website, or read the Class Notice, the Settlement Agreement, or the Preliminary Approval Order posted at the links below.