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BJC Healthcare Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves two class actions against BJC Health System, which does business as BJC Healthcare and BJC Collaborative, LLC. The complaint alleged the companies bear responsibility for the data breach that took place on March 6, 2020 through a phishing attack, exposing the personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) of patients and employees.

Docket Number:

2022-CC09492 and 20-CV-0947

Company: BJC Health System

Filing Deadline: December 14, 2022

Class Period: March 6, 2020

Objection Deadline: August 16, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 16, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 6, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

On your claim form, you must provide either (1) the unique identifier provided to you in the notice you received, or (2) your name and the physical address you provided to BJC for health care or employment purposes.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person to whom BJC sent a notification saying that your personal information or protected health information may have been exposed to unauthorized third parties in the data incident that took place on March 6, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Ordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $250, for expenses incurred in dealing with the data breach, including up to three hours of time at $20 per hour. (2) Extraordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $5,000 for fraudulent charges or out-of-pocket losses, including lost time, that plausibly arose as a result of the data incident. (3) Two years of 1B credit monitoring and identity theft insurance through IDX.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,000

Law Firms:
Barnow and Associates PC
Branstetter Stranch and Jennings
Zigler Law Group, LLC

Claim Form: BJC Data Incident Claim Form

Case Name: In Re BJC Healthcare Data Breach Litigation and Leaha Sweet and Bradley Dean Taylor v. BJC

Settlement Website: BJC Data Incident Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

RG/2 Claims Administration LLC
c/o RG/2 Claims Administration
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
bjcdataincident@rg2claims.com
866-742-4955

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