Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
This settlement resolves a class action against Mass General Brigham, Inc., formerly Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Mass General owned-and-operated providers, for their alleged collection, use, and sharing of its website users’ information without proper notice or consent. The complaint claimed that the websites use third-part website analytics, tools, cookies, pixels, and other such technologies, and that the code on the websites caused users’ browsers to disclose information to third parties. The class action did not involve a data breach, identity fraud, or disclosure of personal medical information.Docket Number:
Company: Mass General Brigham, Inc.
Filing Deadline: December 15, 2021
Class Period: May 23, 2016 to July 31, 2021
Objection Deadline: December 30, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: January 18, 2022Proof of Purchase:
The website for this settlement does not make clear what information must be provided. The settlement agreement is not included in the documents.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if, between May 23, 2016 and July 31, 2021, you were a patient of the defendants in this case and visited the websites at issue in this case, and you are either (a) a resident of Massachusetts or (b) received medical care in Massachusetts at any of the defendants. For a list of defendant healthcare providers, see the Notice at https://angeion-public.s3.amazonaws.com/www.MAcookiesettlement.com/docs/Long+Form+Notice_Final.pdf.Typical Settlement Amount:
Proportional share of the net settlement fund, up to $100. Final amount depends on the number of valid claims received.
Total Settlement Amount: $18.4 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Kenney & Conley PC
Simmons Hanly Conroy
Case Name: John Doe and Jane Doe, et al. v. Partners Healthcare System, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Partners HealthCare/Mass General Brigham Settlement Website
MA Cookie Settlement
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103