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The information contained on this website is only a summary of information presented in more detail in the Notice, which you can access by clicking here. Since this website presents just summary information, you should review the Notice for additional details.

 
 


UPDATE:

On January 23, 2017, the Honorable Cathy L. Waldor granted an extension of the time in which Class Members may submit claims from February 9, 2017 until February 28, 2017.

 

 

If you are a member of the Settlement Class, your legal rights are affected whether you act or do not act.

Please read the Notice carefully.

 

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

You must submit a Claim Form to receive payment under the Settlement. You must submit a Claim Form by February 28, 2017, to get any money.

EXCLUDE YOURSELF

The deadline to exclude yourself has passed.

OBJECT

The deadline to object to the Settlement has passed.

DO NOTHING

You get no payment. You give up your right to sue Defendants on these claims later.

GO TO A HEARING

Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement at the Final Approval Hearing on November 17, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

What is this lawsuit about?

Plaintiffs and Settlement Class Members claim in this Litigation 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.

 

The Court’s Final Approval Hearing

On November 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. the United States District Court for the District of Jersey will hold a final approval hearing at the Martin Luther King Building & U.S. Courthouse, 50 Walnut Street, Newark, NJ 07101 in Courtroom 4C to determine whether the Class was properly certified and whether the proposed Settlement is fair, adequate, and reasonable. The Court will listen to people who have asked to speak at the hearing. The Court may also decide how much to pay Class Counsel.  Your attendance is welcome but not necessary.

 

 

 

Further Information

For more details regarding this Settlement, please see the Notice and other documents filed in the case by clicking on the Court Documents link on the left. You may also contact the Claims Administrator or Class Counsel for further information regarding this Settlement:

 

Claims Administrator:

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

 

Class Counsel:

Carl Poplar, Esquire
1010 Kings Highway S.
Building One
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

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