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Taha v. Bucks County
(No. 12-6867)

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If Your Criminal History Record Information Was Made Available on the Bucks County Correctional Facility Inmate Lookup Tool Before June 18, 2013,  You Are Entitled to Benefits

If You Were Booked, or Otherwise Detained For Any Reason, at  the Bucks County Correctional Facility (BCCF) Between 1938 And June 18, 2013,  You Are A Member Of the Class and Entitled To Benefits

A Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Bucks County and Bucks County Correctional Facility alleging a violation of the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act.

If you are included in the Settlement, you may qualify for compensation.

IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THIS CLASS OF PERSONS, YOU SHOULD READ THE NOTICE CAREFULLY BECAUSE IT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM THAT CONFIRMS YOU WERE BOOKED IN THE BCCF BEFORE JUNE 18, 2013 This is the only way to get a Settlement Payment under the Settlement.

You may submit a claim form in one of two ways:

  1. Mail
  2. Internet
Deadline: September 17, 2020
OBJECT You may write to the Court about why you object to (i.e., do not like) the Settlement and think it should not be approved.  Filing an objection does not exclude you from the Settlement. Deadline: September 17, 2020
DO NOTHING You will not receive a Settlement Payment under the Settlement.  You will also give up your right to object to the Settlement and you will be not be able to be part of any other lawsuit about the legal claims in the Action. N/A