Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
Davaco, Inc. and Davaco, LP are settling a class action about a data breach the companies suffered, possibly exposing names, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license or government-issued ID numbers. The complaint alleged the companies did not take adequate measures to protect the personal information it held in its files and therefore bore responsibility for the data breach.Docket Number:
Company: Davaco, Inc.
Filing Deadline: January 12, 2023
Objection Deadline: November 28, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: November 28, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: February 13, 2023Proof of Purchase:
If you are asking for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, you must provide documentation of those expenses.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an individual identified by Davaco and to whom Davaco sent a notice saying that your information may have been impacted in the security incident or data breach.Typical Settlement Amount:
(1) Either a Basic Award of $185 or thirty-six months of identity theft protection services.
(2) Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses: Expenses must be fairly traceable to the data breach. For reimbursement of fraudulent charges, you must attest that you experienced them between June 11, 2021 and January 12, 2023; that the charges were not reimbursed; that you believe in good faith they were more than likely a result of the data breach at Davaco; and that you have made good-faith efforts to have them reversed or reimbursed all other possibilities and have not received a payment for them.
(3) Time spent award: Up to five hours of time at $20 per hour.
(4) For California Subclass members: Award of $175.
Amounts for the Basic Award and California Award may be more or less, depending on the claims submitted.
Total Settlement Amount: $540,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Arnold Law Firm – Clayeo C. Arnold
Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield, LLP
Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz
Claim Form: Davaco Data Breach Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: James, et al. v. DAVACO, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Davaco Data Breach Settlement Website
Davaco Data Breach Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103