Cardinal Drivers Seek OK For $4M Wage Action Deal

Law360, New York (July 25, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A class of former Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. truck drivers on Friday sought a California federal court's approval of a $3.75 million settlement in a suit that accused Cardinal of misclassifying drivers as independent contractors.

The plaintiffs, who made local deliveries from Home Depot stores, sought final approval of the class action pact. The deal won preliminary approval in April, and a class of roughly 265 current and former drivers was certified in 2008.

The plaintiffs had claimed they were Cardinal employees, not independent contractors, and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Smith v. Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Samuel Conti

Date Filed

April 16, 2007

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