Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
The Kroger Company is paying $5 million to settle a class action alleging it bears responsibility for a data breach that exposed information on current and former employees, pharmacy customers, and money services customers. The data breach was related to Kroger’s file transfer software vendor Acellion and vulnerabilities in its file transfer product. The complaint alleged Kroger did not adequately protect the personal information collected.Docket Number:
Company: Kroger Company
Filing Deadline: March 5, 2022
Objection Deadline: February 18, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: February 18, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: March 10, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof for a cash payment or credit monitoring services. You must provide documentation for reimbursement of losses.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if received a Notice of this settlement or a Notice from Kroger telling you that your personal information was compromised in the data breach.Typical Settlement Amount:
Class members may choose one of three benefits:
(1) Cash fund payment: Amount to be determined. Estimated to be $36-$182 for California class members and $18-$91 for others.
(2) Two years of credit monitoring and insurance services.
(3) Cash payments of up to $5,000 for reimbursement of certain documented losses.
For additional information, see the Notice at https://www.krogerftadatabreachsettlement.com/Content/Documents/Long%20Form%20Notice.pdf.
Total Settlement Amount: $5 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Ahdoot & Wolfson
Barnow and Associates PC
Claim Form: Kroger Data Breach Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Cochran, et al. v. The Kroger Co.
Settlement Website: Kroger Data Breach Settlement Website
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.
Cochran et al. v. The Kroger Co. et al.
P.O. Box 4079
Portland, OR 97208-4079