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$7 Million Settlement Reached in Illegal Strip Search Class Action

This is a settlement for the Civil / Human Rights lawsuit.

Kern County, CA: A $7 million settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against the Kern County's Sheriff's Department over allegations that county jail inmates were strip searched in front of a group.

The public strip searches allegedly took place before inmates were released from jail, in view of deputees of the opposite sex.

County counsel and lawyers for three lead plaintiffs agreed on the settlement Wednesday in federal court that will give each plaintiff $30,000, the attorneys more than $2 million, and potentially more than 10,000 former, eligible inmates a small slice of $4 million, Kern County officials said.

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Published on Feb-25-11


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Hello ...I'm apart of this lawsuit and I'm wanting to know how to collect my settlement the time I was locked up as I'm a repeat offended...striped out was done to me.......more then 6times in front of females....officer Wilbert striped me out numerous times while making jokes of our anal....well my sister sent me form to prison and I signed consent but she says you people never sent me anything .I'm aware that as far as the amount goes of my winning....I should be getting a large amount cause I member all the cops names among Wilbert's gay disrespect.....
So now I'm at a stand still....who do I talk to bout this....please help a brother out...god bless ..Juan salas


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