October 1, 2018- Originating in December of 2012, Attorneys at Kohn Swift & Graf, P.C. filed a lawsuit against Bucks County on behalf of 68,000 former inmates. It is alleged in the class action complaint, that Bucks County created an “inmate look up tool” that posted personal information, which violated the Pennsylvania Criminal History Records Information Act (“CHRIA”). The Third Circuit affirmed the District Court’s order granting class action certification. The case is currently ongoing and more details can be found here
Our latest update on the case can be found on our website here.
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If your contact information changes, including address, email, or phone number, please send an email to ChriaLitigation@AdministratorClassAction.com
If you or someone you know, has received a legal notice in the mail regarding this suit, and your contact information has changed please reach out to us at ChriaLitigation@AdministratorClassAction.com
If you or someone you know, has been arrested in Bucks County between the years 1930 and 2013, and did not receive the notice in the mail, please email ChriaLitigation@AdministratorClassAction.com
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For a copy of the legal notice which was mailed out earlier this year, click here.
Kohn, Swift & Graf has filed a class action lawsuit against Global Tel*Link and DSI-ITI, LLC on behalf of Pennsylvania residents who were incarcerated in correctional facilities throughout PA and utilized GTL’s telephone services.Global Tel*Link (“GTL”) is one of only a few companies that provides telephone service to prisons throughout the U.S. GTL has contracted exclusively with correctional facilities throughout Pennsylvania for the right to provide telephone services to at least tens of thousands of Pennsylvania inmates. The lawsuit alleges that, as a result of the monopolies created by these exclusive contracts, Defendants face little or no market competition to challenge increasing telephone rates.
More information on this case can be found here.