Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Gastroenterology Consultants, PA (GCPA) is settling a class action about the cyberattack against its systems that took place on January 10, 2021. The complaint alleges that GCPA failed to take adequate measures to protect its systems and prevent the exposure of personal and protected health information contained in them.Docket Number:
Company: Gastroenterology Consultants, PA
Filing Deadline: October 3, 2022
Class Period: January 10, 2021
Objection Deadline: August 4, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: August 4, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: October 21, 2022Proof of Purchase:
If you are asking for reimbursement of ordinary expenses, lost time, or extraordinary expenses, you must provide documentation.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you received a notice from GCPA about the data breach. If your notice told you that your Social Security number was potentially compromised, you are a member of the Social Security Subclass as well.Typical Settlement Amount:
Benefits: (1) Ordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $500 for expenses incurred in dealing with the data breach. (2) Lost time: Up to three hours of lost time, at $20 per hour, for time spent dealing with the data breach. (3) Extraordinary expense reimbursements: Up to $4,000 for extraordinary expenses incurred as a result of the data breach. (4) Credit monitoring: Up to 18 months of IdentityForce RapidResponse fraud monitoring and identity theft insurance.
Payouts for ordinary expense reimbursements, lost time, and extraordinary expense reimbursements are capped at a total of $400,000. If the amount in all valid claims exceeds this amount, reimbursements will be reduced on a pro-rata basis.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Claim Form: GCPA Data Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Dekenipp v. Gastroenterology Consultants, P.A.
Settlement Website: GCPA Data Settlement Website
Postlethwaite & Netterville
GCPA Data Incident Claims Administrator
c/o Postlethwaite & Netterville
PO Box 5144
Baton Rouge, LA 70821