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Bansley & Kiener Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Bansley & Kiener, LLP are spending $900,000 to resolve a class action about a cyberattack against its computer systems in 2020. The complaint alleged that the company bore some responsibility for the incident.

Docket Number:

2021CH06274

Company: Bansley and Kiener, LLP

Filing Deadline: December 12, 2022

Class Period: August 20, 2022 to December 12, 2022

Objection Deadline: October 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 17, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you are claiming reimbursement of ordinary or extraordinary expenses, you must provide documentation of those expenses.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you received a notification from Bansley about the data breach.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Identity theft protection services: For 12 months. (2) Ordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $1,000 for expenses involved in dealing with the data breach, including up to five hours of lost time at $25/hour. (3) Extraordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $5,000 for losses involving information that was compromised in the data breach. For this reimbursement, you must show that (a) it is an actual, documented, and unreimbursed monetary loss; (b) the loss was more than likely caused by the data breach; (c) the loss occurred between August 20, 2020 and December 12, 2022; (d) the loss is not already covered by one of the ordinary expense categories; and (e) a reasonable effort was made to avoid or seek reimbursement for the loss.

Total Settlement Amount: $900,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000  

Law Firms:
Lockridge Grindal Nauen
Markovits Stock DeMarco
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC

Claim Form: B-K Data Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Nelson v. Bansley & Kiener, L.L.P.

Settlement Website: B-K Data Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Bansley Claims Administrator
PO Box 3654
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
info@B-Kdatasettlement.com
844-426-5046

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime, Your Privacy