Chicago To Pay Nearly $40M In Traffic Camera Settlement

Law360, Chicago (July 20, 2017, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Chicago agreed to pay nearly $40 million to settle a class action Thursday claiming the city failed to properly notify more than 1 million drivers of red-light and speed camera tickets, according to an attorney for the class.

The settlement, which will issue partial refunds and waive late fees on approximately 1.5 million tickets issued from traffic camera violations, requires the city to shell out $38.75 million in the latest blow to its controversial red-light camera program, according to Jacie Zolna of Myron M. Cherry & Associates LLC, who represented the class of drivers.

The deal still requires approval from the...

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