Birdsell v The Geo Group, Inc. Settlement

Birdsell vs. The Geo Group, Inc.
San Bernardino Superior Court, Case No. CIVDS 1613061

Welcome to the Birdsell v The Geo Group, Inc. Settlement Website

All natural persons in the United States and United States territories who are or were current and former residents of the McFarland Female Community Re-Entry Facility whose personal and protected health information – including first and last names, dates of birth, symptoms, medical or mental diagnoses, treatments and conditions – was misplaced in or around the week of May 9, 2016 (“Data Breach”). Please read the rest of this website to find out more.


Participate in the Settlement If you wish to receive any of the benefits being offered in connection with the settlement, read this website for information on how to sign up for credit protection and/or submit a Claim Form for reimbursement of expenses.
Exclude Yourself from the Settlement If you do not want to participate in the settlement, you must send a letter requesting exclusion postmarked no later than September 27, 2018 or else you will be bound by the settlement.
Object to the Settlement If you wish to object to the settlement, you must follow the directions in the notice. The deadline to object is September 27, 2018.
Participate in the Final Fairness Hearing If you submit a timely objection to the settlement, you may also indicate in the objection whether you wish to appear in court and be heard at the time of the final fairness hearing.
Do Nothing If you do nothing with respect to the Notice, you will not receive any settlement benefits and you will be bound by the terms of the settlement including the release of claims.

To learn more about the terms of the proposed settlement, your options, and how your legal rights may be affected, please review the Detailed Notice, Settlement Documents and answers to the Frequently Asked Questions provided on this website.