C.R. England appeals $1.3 million judgement to OOIDA

| April 11, 2013

C.R. England is appealing a federal court’s final judgment favoring the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association in its 11-year-old class-action suit, which awarded $1.3 million to OOIDA in mid-March, according to court documents.

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has set an April 22 deadline for attorneys representing the Salt Lake City-based carrier attorneys to appear and to submit transcripts.

Of the more than 6,000 class-action members, an estimated 1,000 appeared eligible for a cash award. The association has reported it will file a counter-claim this week.

In 2007, the federal district court concluded C.R. England violated federal Truth-in-Leasing regulations from 1998-2002. Its agreement with owner-operators did not comply with the charge-back, forced-purchase and escrow provisions of the leasing regulations. Also, CRE’s lease violated the leasing regulations regarding escrow, OOIDA added.

The court then ordered an exacting and time consuming accounting of England’s escrow funds.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1269137418 Mike Jones

    We have all been hearing what Absolute CROOKS England is for so MANY years…..nobody should EVER get involved with these Scumbags….the C.R. stands for Cockroach.

  • http://twitter.com/cwb_in_tn_81 michael winton

    So they’re appealing their judgement to the same organization that fights against exactly what CR England did to their owner operators?

    HAHAHAHAHHA! What a joke. i hope England goes under.

  • kiko kika

    this is how big company do>>> delay delay delay they can play the system they don”t care about the law until some one stood up for this type of company good thing OOIDA got money and resources imagine if you alone trying to make things right it well take you eleven years to make things right and you well end up like this…imagine if one person alone trying to do this with out a good financial back up it well dry you to the end and you well not getting any justice at all..this is how big company play the system they know how to run you over….imagine if this company Wright there policy and you trying to work with them men i bet you they can claw you like GOD is making a big mistake from creating you

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