Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York
Index No. 101637/2015
If you are the registered owner or lessor of a Tractor that was issued a parking summons from the City of New York between January 1, 2014, and May 2, 2022, and the summons contained a description of the vehicle body type on the summons as something other than a Tractor, and the Tractor is not enrolled in a Reduced Fine Program, you may be entitled to a payment from a class action settlement. The Notice may affect your legal rights. Please read this website carefully.
This website informs you of a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit concerning Body Type Summonses issued by the City of New York to Tractors.
The lawsuit is Sysco Metro v. The City of New York, Index No. 101637/2015 (the “Action”), in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York (the “Court). In the Action, Petitioner alleges that Respondents violated the Vehicle and Traffic Law by enforcing parking summonses in which the body type description of a Tractor was listed incorrectly as something other than a Tractor. Respondents deny these allegations and any wrongdoing or unlawful conduct.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT|
SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM BY AUGUST 9, 2023
|The only way to get a payment under this Settlement. See FAQ 5 for details.|
|EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE CLASS BY JULY 19, 2023||Get no payment. This option is the only one, assuming your claim is timely brought, that might allow you to ever bring or be part of any other lawsuit against the Respondent Releasing Parties concerning the Class Released Claims. See FAQ 9 for details.|
|OBJECT BY JULY 19, 2023||Write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement or the attorneys’ fees and expense application. If you object, you still will be a member of the Settlement Class. See FAQ 10 for details. |
|GO TO A HEARING AUGUST 23, 2023, AT 10:00 A.M., AND FILE A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPEAR BY JULY 19, 2023||Ask to speak in Court at the Settlement Hearing about the Settlement. See FAQ 10 and FAQ 11 for details. |
|DO NOTHING||Get no payment AND give up your rights to bring your own individual action.|
The Judge in charge of this case still must decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be made to all Settlement Class Members who timely submit valid Claim Forms if the Court approves the Settlement and the Settlement becomes effective. This website summarizes the proposed Settlement. For the precise terms and conditions of the Settlement, please see the Settlement Agreement, available on this website, or contact the Settlement Administrator at P.O. Box 225391, New York, NY 10150-5391.