Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
The City of Indianapolis and the Marion County Sheriff are settling a class action alleging that they over-detained individuals by twelve hours or more after a court ordered their release or they posted bond or bail, with nothing else to justify their continued detentions. More than 15,000 such detentions have been identified, with a total of more than 175,000 compensable hours.Docket Number:
Company: City of Indianapolis, Indiana
Filing Deadline: April 27, 2022
Class Period: June 6, 2014 to November 19, 2021
Objection Deadline: April 27, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: April 27, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: July 14, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not need to provide proof.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you were an inmate at the Marion County Jail and you were over-detained for more than twelve hours after a court had ordered your release, and there was no other valid hold, warrant, detainer, or other legal reason to continue your detention, between June 6, 2014 and November 19, 2021.Typical Settlement Amount:
Benefits: $40 per hour of over-detention.
Total Settlement Amount: $4,550,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Waples & Hanger
Young & Young
Case Name: Driver v. Marion County Sheriff, et al.
Settlement Website: Marion County Over-Detention Settlement Website
Rust Consulting, Inc.
Marion County IN OverDetention Class Settlement Administrator
c/o Rust Consulting, Inc – 7540
PO Box 2599
Faribault, MN 55021-9599