Indiana Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Equifax experienced a data breach in 2017, which was the subject of a nationwide lawsuit. Indiana did not participate in the multistate settlement that resulted. The Office of the Indiana Attorney General filed its own lawsuit on behalf of those affected by the data breach who were citizens of Indiana, alleging that Equifax had failed to protect their data, made misrepresentations, and engaged in deceptive acts afterwards. This settlement resolves that lawsuit with a payment from Equifax of nearly $20 million.

Docket Number:

49D01-1905-PL-018398

Company: Equifax Information Services LLC

Filing Deadline: December 16, 2020

Class Period: March 1, 2017 to July 31, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably Equifax records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were a resident of Indiana between March and July of 2017 and the Equifax data breach compromised your personal information.
Indiana residents may additionally participate in the nationwide settlement.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Amounts of consumer restitution payments will depend on the number of Indiana residents who submit valid claims.

Total Settlement Amount: $19.5 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

None

Law Firm:
Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Claim Form: Indiana Equifax Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: State of Indiana v. Equifax Information Services, LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: Indiana Equifax Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
AB Data, Ltd.a

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Indiana Equifax Claims
c/o A.B. Data Ltd.
P.O. Box 173048
Milwaukee, WI 53217
1-877-868-6795

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime