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Superior Health Linens Hand Scan Biometrics BIPA Illinois 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:

Superior Health Linens, LLC is putting up $790,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA sets forth rules that private companies must follow if they wish to collect or use biometric information. The complaint alleged that Superior Health Linens by collected hand scans of Illinois employees for use with time clocks, without complying with the law’s requirements.

Docket Number:

19-cv-2390

Company: Superior Health Linens LLC

Filing Deadline: April 27, 2021

Class Period: February 28, 2014 to January 12, 2021

Objection Deadline: April 6, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: April 6, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: April 27, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to file a claim form. However, you should file a W-9 at the settlement website.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former employee of Superior Health Linens who used a hand scanner time clock at a Superior Health Linens facility in Illinois, between February 28, 2014 and January12, 2021.

Some exceptions apply. For example, if you were in a union bargaining unit while you were at Superior, you are not included. For more information, see the Notice at http://www.shlbiometricsettlement.com/DocumentHandler.ashx?DocPath=/Documents/Lopez_SHL_Mail_Notice_Final_v3_Approved.pdf.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment is estimated at $620 per person. Superior has also agreed to destroy the biometric information already collected from Illinois employees, to stop using its hand scanning time clocks, and to comply with BIPA if it wishes to collect biometrics for timekeeping in the future.

Total Settlement Amount: $790,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Edelson
Fish Law Firm

Claim Form: Superior Health Linens BIPA Settlement W-9 Filing

Case Name: Lopez-McNear v. Superior Health Linens, LLC

Settlement Website: Superior Health Linens BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Lopez-McNear v SHL
c/o Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 292
Warminster, PA 18974-0292

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