Superior Court of
the State of California, County of San Diego
A California Court authorized this Notice. This is
not a solicitation from a lawyer.
If you paid a fine, penalty, attorneys' fees or forfeited bail as a result of a
citation issued from a red light automated enforcement system operated
in the cities of Beverly Hills, Cupertino, El Cajon, Indian Wells,
Imperial Beach, Los Angeles, Oxnard, Poway, Redwood City, Sacramento,
San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, or West Hollywood or the County of
Los Angeles, you may be a member of a Class Action lawsuit. At this
time, you do not have to do anything to remain a Class Member. This is
to inform you of the Court's certification of two Plaintiff Classes, the
nature of Plaintiffs' claims, and your right to participate in these
What Is This Case About?
The Class Representatives claim that the red light photo enforcement
systems operated in certain cities in California and the county of Los
Angeles are illegal because (1) they are operated by a private,
for-profit corporation instead of government agencies in cooperation
with law enforcement; and (2) the private, for-profit corporation is
paid if money is collected from the red light ticket. The Class
Representatives seek to recover fines, penalties, attorneys' fees and
forfeited bail that Class Members paid as a result of the citation,
punitive damages, restitution, a declaration that the Defendants'
conduct is illegal and an order from the court prohibiting the
Defendants from continuing these practices. Defendants deny all
allegations of wrongdoing.
The Court has made no determination of the merits of Plaintiffs' or
How Do I
Remain A Class Member?
If you want to stay in the Class, you need not do anything at this time.
The Class Period has closed. If you paid a fine, penalty, attorneys'
fees or forfeited bail as a result of a citation issued from a red light
automated enforcement system operated in the cities listed above between
January 1, 1996 and July 21, 2003, and did not elect to opt out of the
Class, you remain a part of this Class.
What If I Have Questions?
All references in this Notice to pleadings and court orders are only
summaries. Complete copies of documents filed in this litigation may be
examined and copied during regular office hours at the Office of the
Clerk of the Court, San Diego Superior Court, 330 West Broadway, San
Diego, CA 92101. The cases are C.L. Trustees v. Lockheed Martin IMS,
Case No. GIC773619; and Jerrold Cook v. Lockheed Martin IMS,
Case No. GIC773950; Glickman v. City of San Diego, Case No.
GIC767025, and all cases are part of Judicial Council Coordination
Proceeding No. 4305.
You may contact us by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or write to any of the
following attorneys, designated as Class Counsel:
MILBERG WEISS BERSHAD
HYNES & LERACH LLP
BRUBAKER & RYAN
Timothy G. Blood
Diego, CA 92101
Charles R. Grebing
Diego, CA 92101
DATED: May 16, 2003
BY ORDER OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
||STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN