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Fred LaVenuta, Fargo, letter: Fargo should avoid class action lawsuit

Rather than waiting to be involved in a class action lawsuit brought by those who paid excess traffic fines, Fargo should offer to refund the amount overpaid plus interest to drivers so fined. Defending a class action lawsuit will be costly for F...

Rather than waiting to be involved in a class action lawsuit brought by those who paid excess traffic fines, Fargo should offer to refund the amount overpaid plus interest to drivers so fined. Defending a class action lawsuit will be costly for Fargo and its residents and only the plaintiffs' lawyers will be the big winners.

Also, the public needs to know who in the city administration, past and present, is responsible for this bone-headed mistake. Yes, I know they relied on an attorney's opinion, but I guess no one, except the Supreme Court, bothered to read the state law.

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