Union County Strip Search Class Action 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:

Plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that individuals admitted to the Union County Correctional Facility between May 1, 2006, and June 30, 2008, who were charged with non-indictable offenses were illegally strip searched due to faulty booking procedures.

Docket Number:


Company: Union County Department of Corrections

Filing Deadline: February 9, 2017

Class Period: May 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008

Objection Deadline: November 14, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: November 14, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: November 17, 2016

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

All persons who were placed into the custody of the Union County Correctional Facility as a result of a non-indictable matter and were strip searched in the absence of reasonable suspicion upon their entry into Union County Correctional Facility from May 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008 are eligible to be class members.

Typical Settlement Amount:

$300 per strip search

Total Settlement Amount: $2,286,000.00

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Carl Poplar Esq.
William Riback Esq.

Claim Form: Notice/Claim form

Case Name: Takacs/Allen v. Union County

Settlement Website: Union County Settlement

Claims Administrator:
A.B. Data, Ltd.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Union County Settlement
Claims Administrator
c/o A.B. Data, Ltd.
P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI  53217
1 (866) 778-9623

Tags: Civil Rights, Incarceration