Dental Care Alliance 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:

Dental Care Alliance, LLC (DCA) is settling a class action about a data security incident that occurred in September 18 and October 13, 2020 that may have exposed the private information of patients and employees. The complaint alleged that DCA did not adequately protect the information maintained in its systems.

Docket Number:


Company: Dental Care Alliance, LLC

Filing Deadline: August 25, 2022

Class Period: September 18, 2020 to October 13, 2020

Objection Deadline: July 26, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: July 26, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 1, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You should provide documentation for the losses you would like have reimbursed.


You may be eligible if you received a notice about the security incident announced by DCA or one of its allied dental practices in October 2020, December 2020, or April 2021. You may also be a Settlement Subclass member if your notice said that your Social Security number, financial account, bank account or driver’s license number were potentially accessed due to the security incident.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Identity and asset protection: Two years of Identity Guard identity protection, including data breach notifications, dark web monitoring, and $1 million identity theft insurance. Class members may use the activation code in the notice to enroll in the service. If you did not receive a written notice of the settlement, you must submit a claim form to receive an Identity Guard activation code. (2) Loss reimbursement for class members: Up to $2,000 for documented losses that were more than likely caused by the security incident, including up to two hours of time at $20/hour (but only if at least one hour was spent). (3) Additional loss reimbursement for subclass members: Up to another $3,000 for documented losses that were more than likely caused by the security incident, including up to another two hours of documented time spent dealing with the security incident.

Cap of $5,000 per individual. These benefits have an aggregate cap of $3 million. If the aggregate cost of these benefits (including Identity Guard services) exceeds this amount, claims will be prorated to fit within the $3 million allotted.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,000,000 to pay class member benefits

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC
Morgan & Morgan

Claim Form: Dental Care Alliance Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Paras v. Dental Care Alliance, LLC

Settlement Website: Dental Care Alliance Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Paras v. Dental Care Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 43271
Providence RI 02940-3270

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