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:
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, 2019Proof of Purchase:
Presumably facility records will be used for verification.Eligibility:
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: $1,200,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
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
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Ocean County Settlement
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P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI 53217