Welcome to the Settlement Website for the Sayas v. Biometric Impressions Corp. Class Action Settlement.

If You Were Fingerprinted by BioMetric Impressions Corp. on or after January 8, 2015, You May Be Eligible for a Cash Payment from a Class Action Settlement.

The Settlement would resolve the Litigation brought on behalf of persons who allege BioMetric Impressions Corp. (“BIC”) fingerprinted them without first providing the written disclosures and obtaining the written consent required by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The Court granted preliminary approval of the Settlement Agreement and has conditionally certified the Settlement Class for purposes of settlement only. If you received a notice for the BIC BIPA Settlement, you may be within a class of individuals who were fingerprinted by BIC during the relevant time period and may be eligible to receive a payment from the Settlement (the “Class”). All persons who were fingerprinted by BIC: (a) between January 8, 2015, and August 14, 2023; and (b) for whom such fingerprinting services were not paid by the State of Illinois pursuant to the CMS Contract (as defined in the Settlement Agreement) are included in the Class.

BIC has agreed to create a fund in the amount of $10,850,000 to pay Class Members; settlement administration expenses; attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses; and class representatives service award (the “Settlement Fund”). Each Class Member who submits a timely, valid Claim Form may receive a payment out of the Settlement. Following the timely submission of a valid Claim Form and final approval of the Settlement by the Court, this payment will be sent to you via electronic means or check. Although the exact amount of each Class Member’s payment is and will be unknown until the Court grants final approval of the Settlement, Class Members who timely submit a valid Claim Form are eligible to receive up to $1,000. The amount could be less depending on several factors, including how many Class Members return valid Claim Forms. To receive a cash payment from the fund, you must complete and submit a Claim Form by February 22, 2024. Claim Forms can be completed online here.


Your Legal Rights and Options in This Settlement:
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Submit a Claim Form To accept the Settlement, you must submit a Claim Form by February 22, 2024. The easiest way to submit a Claim Form is online here. You may also mail or email a Claim Form without your ID number using the instructions on the Submit a Claim tab.
Exclude Yourself You may exclude yourself from the Settlement. For full instructions on excluding yourself, please see FAQ 6. The deadline to exclude yourself is January 8, 2024.
Object to the Settlement Write to the Court about why you do not support the Settlement. The deadline to file an objection is January 8, 2024. For full instructions on filing an objection, please see FAQ 6.
Do Nothing If you do nothing, you will receive no money from the Settlement Fund, but you will still be bound by all orders and judgments of the Court.

Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page carefully as it will answer most if not all of your questions.