Welcome to the Lycan v. City of Cleveland Class Action Website

Update: On December 29, 2022, the Supreme Court of Ohio published an Opinion in which they reversed the judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Appellate District to enter judgment in favor of the city. Thus, Class Members are not compensable and there will be no distribution of award payments.

This is the official website for the Lycan v. City of Cleveland Class Action. The Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County, Ohio has certified a class action lawsuit between Class Members and The City of Cleveland, Ohio. The lawsuit is known as Janine Lycan, et al., v. City of Cleveland, Civil Action No. CV 09686044. In the lawsuit, the trial court has found that The City of Cleveland assessed traffic fines against non-vehicle owners (including lessees and renters) whose vehicles were photographed by automatic enforcement cameras operating in city limits between approximately December 1, 2005 and March 11, 2009, in violation of Cleveland Codified Ordinance (CCO) 413.031.

This website contains important information about the Class Action. The Documents menu button provides important documents and forms for Class Members.