Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Octapharma Plasma, Inc. is paying nearly $10 million to settle a class action alleging it had certain plasma donors scan their fingers at a donation location in Illinois. The problem is that Illinois has a Biometric Information Privacy Act, requiring that private businesses follow certain rules if they wish to take biometrics from people. The class action alleged that Octapharma did not meet the requirements of the law.Docket Number:
Company: Octapharma Plasma, Inc.,
Filing Deadline: February 3, 2022
Class Period: December 2, 2014 to February 4, 2020
Objection Deadline: January 22, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: January 22, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: February 16, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you scanned your finger and gave an Illinois address at an Octapharma blood plasma donation location in Illinois between December 2, 2014 and February 4, 2020.Typical Settlement Amount:
Equal share of the net settlement fund, estimated at $400-800. Final amounts could be more or less, depending on the number of valid claims submitted.
Total Settlement Amount: $9,987,380Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Fish Potter Bolaños, LLC
Case Name: Crumpton v. Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
Settlement Website: Octapharma Plasma Finger Scans BIPA Settlement Website
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC
Crumpton v. Octapharma Plasma, Inc.
PO Box 5324
New York, NY 10150-5324