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:
This class action alleged that NYPD officers had been issuing summonses to individuals without probably cause, because they were required to meet a summons quota. Over recent years, more than fifty percent of summonses filed in court by the NYPD were dismissed. Furthermore, the false summonses were often issued in predominantly minority neighborhoods; since 2007, roughly 83% of the individuals stopped by the NYPD were African-American or Hispanic.Docket Number:
10 Civ. 4228 (RWS)
Company: City of New York Police Department
Filing Deadline: September 6, 2017
Class Period: May 25, 2007 to January 25, 2017
Objection Deadline: April 24, 2017
Exclusion Deadline: April 24, 2017
Final Approval Hearing: May 24, 2017Proof of Purchase:
You may be eligible for a monetary award if you were issued a C (criminal) summons that was issued without probably cause and dismissed for facial or legal insufficiency, prior to trial, from May 25, 2007 through January 25, 2017. See the Long Form Notice for exclusions.
If you received more than on summons, on different days, you may file a separate claim for each.Typical Settlement Amount:
Up to $150, depending on the number of claims filed
Total Settlement Amount: $75,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Cohen & Fitch LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
The Law Offices of Jon L. Norinsberg PLLC
Claim Form: Stinson v. The City of New York Claim Form
Case Name: Stinson, et al., v. The City of New York, et al.
Settlement Website: Stinson v. The City of New York Website
Rust Consulting, Inc.
Stinson v City of New York
c/o Rust Consulting, Inc.
PO BOX 2574
FARIBAULT, MN 55021-9574
firstname.lastname@example.orgTags: Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination