Class Eligibility

If you were at the scene of the Escambia County Central Booking and Detention Facility in Pensacola Florida, during the explosion or subsequent evacuation therefrom and emergency responses thereto, you were married to such claimant at the time of the foregoing events; in the case of a claimant who is now deceased you are the wrongful death beneficiary, heir or heirs of said beneficiary or you are related to the claimant and therefore have a stake on the claim you may be a member of the eligible class

Estimated Amount

Varies

Please refer to the settlement matrix as provided by the class action administrator

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

Allen, et al. v. A.E. New Jr. Inc., et al.,
Case No. 2015-CA-000722,
First Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Escambia County, Florida

Case Summary

This settlement will resolve claims related to an explosion that took place on April 2014. According the lawsuit the explosion took place during a flood when the laundry equipment floated thus becoming disconnected from gas lines and releasing the gas that later ignited

Settlement Pool

$17,500,000

Deadline

03/10/2018

Contact


The Pensacola Jail Explosion Settlement
c/o Edgar C. Gentle, III, Settlement Administrator
Gentle Turner Sexton & Harbison LLC
501 Riverchase Parkway East, Suite 100
Hoover, AL 35244
Phone: 205-716-3000
Toll-Free Phone: 800-345-0837
Fax: 205-716-3010

One response to “Pensacola, Jail Explosion Class Action Settlement”

  1. Bill Garcia says:

    What about the inmates who lost the clothes they got from the jail commissary in the flood?

    ADMIN – Hi Bill

    It sounds like that would make you a class member

    If you were at the scene of the Escambia County Central Booking and Detention Facility in Pensacola Florida, during the explosion or subsequent evacuation therefrom and emergency responses thereto, you were married to such claimant at the time of the foregoing events; in the case of a claimant who is now deceased you are the wrongful death beneficiary, heir or heirs of said beneficiary or you are related to the claimant and therefore have a stake on the claim you may be a member of the eligible class

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