GENERAL MILL SUPPLY CO. V. THE GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY AND THE CITY OF DETROIT

Wayne County Circuit Court
Case No. 18-011569-CZ

Welcome to the Settlement Website for the IWC Settlement

If you paid or incurred an Industrial Waste Charge (“IWC Charges”) imposed by the City of Detroit (“the City”) and/or a “Member Community” of the Great Lakes Water Authority ("GLWA”) at any time between July 18, 2013 and June 30, 2023 you are a member of the Class in this action and may be entitled to a refund.

A proposed settlement in the amount of $11,500,000.00 has been reached with the Great Lakes Water Authority and the City of Detroit (“Defendants”) in a class action lawsuit pending in Wayne County Circuit Court entitled General Mill Supply Co. v. The Great Lakes Water Authority and the City of Detroit, Case No. 18-011569-CZ, presiding Judge Charles S. Hegarty (the “Lawsuit”). The Lawsuit challenges the Industrial Waste Charges (“IWC Charges”) imposed by GLWA and the City. Plaintiff has brought these claims on behalf of itself and a class of all others similarly situated.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
DEADLINE

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

This is the only way to receive a refund. If you submit a Claim Form, you will be bound by the terms of the Settlement.

If you are eligible, please Submit a Claim before January 24, 2024.

January 24, 2024

OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT

Write to the Court about why you don’t like the Settlement.

More information available on the FAQ page.

January 24, 2024

DO NOTHING

Get no refund and be bound by the Settlement.

N/A

The Court in charge of this case must still decide whether to grant final approval of the settlement. Refunds will be issued if the Court grants final approval and after appeals, if any, are resolved. Please be patient.

Upcoming Important Dates

Deadline to Object to the Settlement

January 24, 2024

Deadline to Submit a Claim

January 24, 2024

Final Approval/Fairness Hearing

February 23, 2024