Bucks County Correctional Facility Criminal History Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Bucks County and the Bucks County Correctional Facility (BCCF) are settling a class action alleging that they improperly disseminated, or made publicly available to the public, criminal history information. The complaint alleged that this violated the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA).

Docket Number:

12-6867

Company: Bucks County

Filing Deadline: September 17, 2020

Class Period: January 1, 1938 to June 18, 2013

Objection Deadline: September 17, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: October 1, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof. However, only those who are in the BCCF database are eligible for a payment.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if BCCF booked you or detained you for any reason, and your criminal history information was made available on the Bucks County Correctional Facility Inmate Lookup Tool between 1938 and June 18, 2013.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Estimated to be around $600 per person; maximum amount $1,000. Final amount will depend on the number of valid claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $10,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$30,000

Law Firms:
Abramson & Denenberg, PC
Kohn Swift & Graf
Shub Law Firm LLC

Claim Form: Bucks County Correctional Facility Criminal History Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Taha v. County of Bucks

Settlement Website: Bucks County Correctional Facility Criminal History Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Bucks County CHRIA Claims Administrator
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2004
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2004
info@chrialitigation.com
1-844-960-2170

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Your Privacy