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Nebraska Medicine Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action concerning a data breach suffered by Nebraska Medicine or the University of Nebraska between August 27, 2020 and September 20, 2020. The incident exposed names, addresses, dates of birth, health insurance information, medical record numbers or clinical information, and, for some patients, Social Security or driver’s license numbers.

Docket Number:

8:21-cv-00070-RFR-CRZ

Company: Nebraska Medicine

Filing Deadline: October 4, 2021

Class Period: August 27, 2020 to September 20, 2020

Objection Deadline: September 7, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: September 7, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: September 15, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof that you are a class member if you received notification. You do need to provide documentation for certain reimbursement claims.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible as a Settlement Class member if you were sent notification that your personally identifiable information (PII) was potentially compromised in the data breach that took place between August 27, 2020 and September 20, 2000. You may also be a Credit Monitoring Subclass member if you were sent notification that your Social Security number or driver’s license number was potentially compromised in the data breach.

Typical Settlement Amount:

For Settlement Class members: (1) Reimbursement of documented, out-of-pocket expenses, such as bank fees, cell phone charges, fees for credit reports or credit monitoring, and so on, incurred to deal with the data breach, between August 27, 2020 and the claim deadline. (2) Reimbursement for lost time, for up to six hours of time spent dealing with the data breach, at $20/hour. Time over three hours must be documented. Reimbursements of (1) and (2) together are subject to a maximum of $300. (3) Documented Extraordinary Loss Reimbursement, for actual, documented losses, more than likely caused by the data breach, occurring between August 27, 2020 and the claim deadline. Up to a maximum of $3,000.

For Credit Monitoring Subclass member: A year of credit monitoring, in addition to any credit monitoring previously offered by Nebraska Medicine or UNMC after the data breach. If you previously signed up for credit monitoring, it will automatically be extended for another year. If you did not previously sign up for credit monitoring, Experian will contact you directly to offer you a free year of credit monitoring.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,000

Law Firm:
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP

Claim Form: Nebraska Medicine Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Chacon et al. v. Nebraska Medicine

Settlement Website: Nebraska Medicine Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kroll Settlement Administration
Chacon v. Nebraska Medicine
c/o Claims Administrator
PO Box 8517
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8517
844-367-8806

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime, Your Privacy