A $1.2 million ocean class action settlement has reached a class action lawsuit. According to this settlement, the individuals in a New Jersey correction facility were made to undergo a strip search without any particular suspicion.
With the occurrence of this situation, Ocean County, the chief of corrections of the Ocean County department and the Warden of the Jail have agreed to pay $1.2 million to those who are affected.
The eligible class members include the ones who were admitted into the Ocean Country correctional facility, between November 28, 2005, and Dec 28, 2007. However, they must also have been subjected to a strip search when they entered.
Now, according to the ocean class action settlement, the class members who submit a valid claim will receive up to $300. The total number of eligible members in this settlement is an estimated $7,530.
Along with this amount, this lawsuit will also pay the attorney fee, court costs, and awards to the plaintiffs. Moreover, the class counsel can also apply for an amount of $625,000 in terms of attorney and court cases to get the compensation for their work throughout the entire litigation.
If you want to file the claim for this settlement, you can print it, file, and mail it before the claim form deadline, which is Feb’1, 2019. However, the final approval for this settlement is scheduled for April’16, 2019.
For up to $300
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The class members are eligible who were sent to the Ocean County correctional facility from November 28, 2005, to December 28, 2007. Moreover, the arrest was also done in a non-indictable manner.
Claim Form Deadline
Bizarro, et al. v. Ocean County, Docket No. OCN-L-1644-17, in the Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division for Ocean County
Ocean County Settlement
c/o A.B. Data
P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI 53217
WILLIAM RIBACK LLC
John C. Sahradnik
BERRY SAHRADNIK KOTZAS & BENSON PC
Remember you are submitting a claim under penalty of perjury. If you submit a fraudulent claim, you will be harming other eligible class members. However, if you are unsure of your eligibility, please read the FAQ section of the settlement website.