Native Wholesale Illinois BIPA 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:

Native Wholesale, Inc. is settling an Illinois class action alleging that it violated the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), an Illinois law that regulates the capturing, storage, use, and disclosure of biometric information. The complaint alleges that Native did not provide the required written disclosures or obtain written consent from the subjects before it had them scan their biometric identifiers for timekeeping.

Docket Number:


Company: Native Wholesale, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 30, 2023

Class Period: May 8, 2015 to July 1, 2020

Objection Deadline: December 19, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 19, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: April 4, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if, at any time between May 8, 2015 and July 1, 2021, you scanned your fingerprint for timekeeping or identity verification purposes, while working for Native Wholesale, without first signing a written release authorizing Native to collect your biometric data.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund, possibly as much as $1,000. Final amount may be less, depending on a number of factors, including the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $691,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Fish Potter BolaƱos, LLC

Claim Form: Native BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bernal, et al. v. Native Wholesale, Inc.

Settlement Website: Native BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Native Wholesale, Inc. BIPA Settlement
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2002
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2002

Tags: BIPA, Biometric Data, Biometric Fingerprint Violations, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, Your Privacy