A $60,500 settlement has been proposed in the class action lawsuit entitled Dan McKibben, et al. v. John McMahon, et al., aka Alternative Lifestyle Tank At San Bernardino County Jail Settlement.
Alternative Lifestyle Tank At San Bernardino County Jail Settlement
Class members in the case contend that the San Bernardino County Jail did not sufficiently protect inmates housed in the Alternative Lifestyle Tank that were gay, bisexual, and/or transgender.
Class members allege that inmates were automatically placed in the Alternative Lifestyle Tank if they identified as GBT, that there was a failure to provide the necessary programs to protect these inmates from the general population, outside cell time was limed to for GBT inmates versus the general population, work opportunities were also denied, and comparable religious services were not made available to GBT inmates.
Dan McKibben filed Dan McKibben, et al. v. John McMahon, et al. on Oct 22, 2014.
Who should file a claim?
Anyone who was placed in the Alternative Lifestyle Tank of the West Valley Detention Center at the San Bernardino County jail between Oct. 22, 2012, and Mar. 31, 2018.
PLEASE NOTE IF YOU DO NOT QUALIFY FOR A SETTLEMENT DO NOT FILE A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CLAIM.
Not only are you filing claims under penalty of perjury but you are also harming other eligible class members if you submit a fraudulent claim.
If you do not qualify for this settlement check out our list of No Proof Required Class Action Lawsuit Settlements.
Proof of purchase required?
No proof of purchase is required.
Alternative Lifestyle Tank At San Bernardino County Jail Settlement Important Dates
- Jan. 1 2019 – Claim Form Deadline
- Feb. 22, 2019 – Final Hearing
- Oct 22, 2014 – Class Action Lawsuit Filed
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Alternative Lifestyle Tank At San Bernardino County Jail Settlement Contact Points
- Mail – ALT Settlement, c/o JND Legal Administration, P.O. Box 91307, Seattle, WA 98111
- Phone – 1-844-877-5925
- Fax – N/A
- Email – info@ALTSettlement.com
Dan McKibben, et al. v. John McMahon, et al., is listed as case number 14-2171-JGB-SP and is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Class members who file valid claims will be represented by Barrett S. Litt, David S. McLane, and Lindsay Battles from the law firm of Kaye McLane Bednarski & Litt; and Melissa Goodman, Amanda Goad, Brendan Hamme, Peter Eliasberg, and Aditi Fruitwala from the ACLU Foundation of Southern California.
San Bernardino County Jail will be represented by Nathan A. Oyster from the law firm Burke Williams & Sorensen.