Lurie Children’s Hospital Accessed Records Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is settling a class action which alleged that certain medical records may have been accessed on two separate occasions by employees who did not have an identified work-related purpose. The complaint alleged that the hospital’s supervision of its staff was negligent.

Docket Number:


Company: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: September 10, 2018 to February 29, 2020

Objection Deadline: January 4, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: January 4, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: January 25, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof or submit a Claim Form.


You may be eligible if you received written notification from Lurie Children’s Hospital that your medical records or the records of your family members may have been accessed by an employee without an identified work-related purpose, between September 10, 2018 and September 22, 2019 or between November 1, 2018 and February 29, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The settlement does not provide any kind of individual monetary payment. Instead, it provides injunctive relief, with the hospital agreeing to provide additional security measures for the protection of patient records from unauthorized access for at least two years. The measures include (1) more monitoring of employee access to records through audit logs, (2) “Break the Glass” protocols for very sensitive medical information for some treatments, and (3) additional training on privacy and appropriate access for certified nursing assistants.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Romanucci & Blandin LLC

Case Name: Doe v. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Settlement Website: Doe Lurie Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Doe v. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2004
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2004

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