Class Eligibility

All individuals and entities in the United States that (i) entered into a Rental Out Contract with Sunbelt during the Class Period that contained the following language:

RENTAL RATES. … . Customer is responsible for … (ii) delivery and pickup costs to and from the Store; … (vi) fuel used during the Rental Period (Customer may either return the Equipment fully fueled or a fuel charge shall be assessed (designed to cover Sunbelt’s direct and indirect costs of refueling the Equipment)) ….

and (ii) paid Defendant one or more of the Charges, including within the class the legal representatives, heirs, successors in interest, transferees and assigns, immediate and remote.

Class Period

All contracts dated 12/29/2013 – 11/10/2015 for all stores within the United States, except as separately stated below:

  • 12/16/2013 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Arizona, California, and Nevada.
  • 12/8/2011 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • 7/21/2011 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Georgia

Estimated Amount

Varies

The portion you get back will be determined as a percentage of the total amounts you paid. The total amounts you paid will be determined by Sunbelt’s business records. However, you have the option to submit your own records instead of relying upon Sunbelt’s business records.

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

ALL-SOUTH SUBCONTRACTORS, INC., et al., v. SUNBELT RENTALS, INC.,
Case No.: 14-CV-1376-1
Superior Court of Dougherty County State of Georgia

Case Summary

The lawsuit claims that Sunbelt charged and collected Pay On Return Refueling Charges and Transportation Surcharges which were in excess of Sunbelt’s costs for providing these services. According to Plaintiffs, by doing these things Sunbelt breached the contracts that some of its customers entered into and violated certain state statutory laws. Sunbelt denies that it did anything wrong, and the Court has not found that Sunbelt did anything wrong.

Settlement Pool

$10,000,000.00

Deadline

75 days after the Court’s Final Approval Order

Contact


SBR Fee Settlement,
1801 Market Street, Suite 660,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
SBRfeesettlement@administratorclassaction.com
1-855-862-9823

5 responses to “Sunbelt Rentals Class Action Settlement”

  1. Renee DeRouen says:

    How do I know if I am part of the class action. I rented a log splitter in raleigh nc in Oct of 2015. I’m sure I don’t have any proof still. Does the store still have the records?

    ADMIN – Hi Renee,

    They have records. If you meet the criteria below you are a class member. I believe all their contracts had similar verbiage

    All individuals and entities in the United States that (i) entered into a Rental Out Contract with Sunbelt during the Class Period that contained the following language:

    RENTAL RATES. … . Customer is responsible for … (ii) delivery and pickup costs to and from the Store; … (vi) fuel used during the Rental Period (Customer may either return the Equipment fully fueled or a fuel charge shall be assessed (designed to cover Sunbelt’s direct and indirect costs of refueling the Equipment)) ….

    and (ii) paid Defendant one or more of the Charges, including within the class the legal representatives, heirs, successors in interest, transferees and assigns, immediate and remote.

    Class Period

    All contracts dated 12/29/2013 – 11/10/2015 for all stores within the United States, except as separately stated below:

    12/16/2013 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Arizona, California, and Nevada.
    12/8/2011 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Miami-Dade County, Florida
    7/21/2011 – 11/10/2015 for stores located in Georgia

  2. David Weiland says:

    Where do I send the Claim Form? Does it go to below:
    SBRfeesettlement@administratorclassaction.com

    ADMIN – Hi David,

    At the end of the form you are instructed to mail it to:
    SBR Fee Settlement Settlement Administrator 1801 Market Street, Suite 660 Philadelphia, PA 19103

  3. Neil Javier says:

    Is there an estimated date of when the final approval order will be issued?

    ADMIN – Hi Neil,

    Not at this time.

  4. Medford Haskew says:

    Has there been a final approval order date of issue update at this time?

    ADMIN – Hi Medford,

    The final hearing was in the beginning of the month. We now have to wait until the deadline closes.

  5. Medford Haskew says:

    When does the deadline close?

    ADMIN – Hi Medford,

    The administrator has posted on the official page the following date:

    Claims Deadline – January 16, 2018

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