Bricker & Eckler Southern Ohio Health Systems Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions

Case Summary:

Bricker & Eckler, LLP are paying nearly $2 million to settle class actions related to a ransomware attack it revealed around April 2021. The complaint alleged the firm was the target of a ransomware attack that took place between approximately January 14 and January 31, 2021, and that the cybercriminals obtained some personal and medical information that Bricker had in order to provide legal advice to TriHealth, Inc. and Adena Health System. Bricker claims that it retrieved the stolen information and has no reason to believe that it was copied or retained by the cybercriminals.

Docket Number:


Company: Bricker & Eckler, LLP

Filing Deadline: December 21, 2022

Class Period: January 14, 2021 to January 31, 2021

Objection Deadline: November 7, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: November 7, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 17, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you are making a claim for reimbursement of out-of-pocket losses, extraordinary losses, and more than four hours of lost time, you must provide documentation.


You may be eligible if your personal, medical, or financial information was potentially exposed in the settlement.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Reimbursement for out-of-pocket losses and extraordinary expenses related to the data breach: Up to $5,000 total. (2) Compensation for lost time: Up to four hours of time without documentation, at $20/hour, and up to eight more hours of time that is documented. (3) Cash payments: If money remains in the net settlement fund after payments, claims shall be increased on a pro-rata basis. (4) Credit monitoring: A one-year membership in Experian IdentityWorksSM.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,950,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Goldenberg Schneider
Lyon Firm PC

Claim Form: Southern Ohio Health Systems Data Breach Claim Form

Case Name: In Re Southern Ohio Health Systems Data Breach Class Action Settlement

Settlement Website: Southern Ohio Health Systems Data Breach Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Southern Ohio Health Systems Data Breach
c/o CPT GROUP, Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606

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