Do you deliver for Hallrich, Inc. or North Coast Pizza, Inc. in Dayton, Ohio? If so, you may not have been properly reimbursed for your vehicle expenses (like gas, mileage, wear and tear, depreciation, etc.).
This month, Biller & Kimble filed arbitrations on behalf of two delivery drivers who worked for Hallrich, Inc., a Pizza Hut franchise operator who owns and operates the stores in the Dayton, Ohio area. The franchisee also operates under the name North Coast Pizza, Inc.
The drivers allege that state and federal law requires Hallrich to either (1) track and pay delivery drivers’ actual expenses, or (2) reimburse the drivers at the IRS standard business mileage rate, which is currently $.56 per mile. The drivers claim Hallrich did neither and instead paid about half of the IRS rate.
For each mile they drove for the company, the drivers seek to recover the difference between the IRS rate and the reimbursement they received. In addition, the drivers will seek damages under federal and state law, which can add up to 4x as much as their unpaid wages.
This might not seem like a lot of money, but it really adds up. Biller & Kimble has helped delivery drivers around the country recover tens of millions of dollars.
Learn more about our past successes by visiting our Victories page.
Do you think that you may have been shortchanged by Hallrich? If so, complete the form below or call us at 513-202-0710 for a free and confidential case evaluation. The lawyers at Biller & Kimble have extensive experience representing employees in wage and under-reimbursement claims like this and can advise you about your options.
Did you sign an arbitration agreement when you started employment? No problem. While that means that you can’t participate in a class action to attempt to vindicate the rights of your co-workers, Biller & Kimble attorneys are prepared to pursue your individual claim for unpaid wages in arbitration as vigorously as we would in a class action.
Think you can’t afford an attorney? Think again. With BK law’s fee structure, we only get paid if we recover money for you. That means no up front costs out of your pocket, so you can rest easy while we work hard to get you reimbursed. Contact us today to see if we can help you.
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Past results obtained by Biller & Kimble, LLC are no guarantee of future results. Each case or matter is different and must be judged on its own merits.