Ocean County Correctional Facility Strip Search 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:

Ocean County is settling a class action alleging that individuals admitted to its correctional facility who were charged with non-indictable offenses were illegally strip-searched. 

Docket Number:


Company: Ocean County NJ

Filing Deadline: February 1, 2019

Class Period: November 28, 2005 to December 28, 2007

Objection Deadline: December 15, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: December 15, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: April 16, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably facility records will be used for verification.


You may be eligible if you were admitted to the Ocean County Correctional Facility between November 28, 2005 and December 28, 2007, after being arrested for a non-indictable matter (for example, disorderly persons offense, traffic infractions, or civil matters) and were strip searched in the absence of reasonable suspicion. 

You are not eligible if the offense you were arrested for was an indictable offense, that is, a crime subject to punishment of more than six months where there is a right to indictment. Note that violations of parole or probation for indictable matters are also indictable matters.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Up to $300

Total Settlement Amount: $1,200,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Carl Poplar Esq.
William Riback Esq.

Claim Form: Ocean County Correctional Facility Strip Search Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bizzarro, et al. v. Ocean County

Settlement Website: Ocean County Correctional Facility Strip Search Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
AB Data Ltd.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Ocean County Settlement
Claims Administrator
c/o A.B. Data
P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI 53217

Tags: Improper or Illegal Strip Search, Incarceration