Pilot Flying J

$72M Pilot settlement with 5,500 trucking companies made final in court

A judge has given final approval to Pilot Flying J's class-action settlement with trucking companies who sued the truck stop chain over alleged rebate withholding fraud. Pilot will be paying out about $72 million to roughly 5,500 class members.

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Pilot wants court to approve $72M settlement for roughly 6,000 trucking companies

The filing asks for the class-action settlement to be stamped for final approval by the court, as just 1 percent of class members have opted out and no members of the class filed an objection with the court.

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TCA, Pilot team up with Wreaths Across America for ‘rolling tribute’

Two trucking industry entities, the Truckload Carriers Association and Pilot Flying J, have teamed up with non-profit Wreaths Across America to form a "rolling tribute" to fallen U.S. veterans.

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Pilot Flying J to pay $72 million in fuel rebate withholding settlement, court docs show

The total amount Pilot will dole out in its class-action settlement with trucking companies who sued the company over an alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme is $72 million, according to a petition Pilot submitted this week in court.

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Pilot asks court to dismiss lawsuit due to lack of evidence

Pilot Flying J has asked a federal court in Alabama to throw out a lawsuit filed by Wright Transportation in the alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme aftermath, due to the fact the company has not presented an actual claim against it, Pilot says.

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Pilot close to ending manual rebate calculations, CEO says

Manual rebate calculations — the source of the fraud accusations against Pilot Flying J — are close to being eliminated at the company, said owner and CEO Jimmy Haslam in a prepared statement to the media last week.

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Western Express says in lawsuit alleged Pilot fraud cost them $75 million

Western Express says it was defrauded out of $2.5 million by Pilot and thus incurred financial losses of $75 million because of it.

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Some fleets question standing of ‘shell’ company formed to settle Pilot suits

Trucking companies unhappy with the Arkansas-based settlement allege too-close relationships between Pilot and the company established as a go-between for litigants.

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Though court has issued settlement, Pilot sued by another fleet

Another fleet has sued Pilot Flying J over allegations that the fuel provider defrauded customers by withholding owed fuel rebates, even though an Arkansas court ruled last month to settle the cases.

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Outstanding Pilot lawsuits deferred to prior settlement

The outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J will not be consolidated, per a federal court, who asked to defer its ruling to the nationwide settlement made in an Arkansas court last month.

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