United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
JESSE KRIMES, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff,
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., et al., Defendants.
EDUARDO C. ROBRENO, J.
NOW, this 24th day of May, 2017, upon consideration of
“Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Final Approval of
Class Action Settlement” (ECF No. 48),
“Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Attorneys'
Fees, Costs, and Service Awards” (ECF No. 49), and the
Settlement Agreement dated August 1, 2016, and following this
Court's October 26, 2016 Memorandum and Order granting
preliminary approval of the class settlement (ECF Nos. 43-44)
as well as an April 12, 2017 final approval hearing, for the
reasons provided in the accompanying memorandum opinion, it
is hereby ORDERED that:
Plaintiff's unopposed motion for final approval of the
class action settlement (ECF No. 48) is GRANTED;
Final Order incorporates the Settlement Agreement and the
Preliminary Approval Order. Unless otherwise provided herein,
the terms defined in the Settlement Agreement and Preliminary
Approval Order shall have the same meanings for purposes of
this Final Order and the accompanying Final Judgment.
Court has jurisdiction over this above-captioned case, and
all Parties in the above-captioned Action, including but not
limited to, all Settlement Class Members, for all matters
relating to this Action and the Settlement Agreement,
including, without limitation, the administration,
interpretation, effectuation and/or enforcement of the
Settlement Agreement, this Final Order, or the Final
THE SETTLEMENT CLASS
the Preliminary Approval Order, the Court preliminarily
certified the following Settlement Class:
All persons in the United States who, up to and including the
date of preliminary approval, were issued BOP Debit Cards
upon their release from federal correctional facilities as
part of the U.S. Debit Card program operated by JPMorgan
Chase Bank, N.A. for the United States Treasury Department
and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Settlement Class is hereby certified pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P.
Court preliminarily determined that Plaintiff Jesse Krimes
met the typicality and adequacy requirements of Federal Rule
of Civil Procedure 23(a), thus qualifying him to serve as
class representative of the Settlement Class, and hereby
finally approves that appointment.
Court also preliminarily determined that the following
counsel for the Settlement Class met the adequacy requirement
of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(a), thus qualifying
them to serve as class counsel, and hereby finally approves
the appointment of the following counsel as class counsel:
Ruben Honik, Esq.
David J. Stanoch, Esq.
Golomb & Honik, ...