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New London Hospital Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

New London Hospital Association, Inc., which does business as New London Hospital and Newport Health Center, is settling a class action alleging it failed to take adequate measures to protect the private information of patients from a data breach that occurred on or around July 30, 2020. The information exposed may have included patient names and Social Security numbers.

Docket Number:

217-2021-CV- 00281

Company: New London Hospital Association, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 8, 2023

Class Period: July 30, 2020

Objection Deadline: December 7, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 7, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: January 27, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

If you are asking for reimbursement for ordinary or extraordinary losses, you must provide documentation.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you previously received a notification from the New London Hospital telling you about the data breach.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits:
(1) Ordinary loss compensation: Up to $500 for expenses incurred in dealing with the data breach, including up to five hours of lost time at $500/hour and a statutory benefit of $125. Capped at a total of $150,000 for all class members. If claims exceed this amount, they will be reduced on a pro rata basis.
(2) Extraordinary loss compensation: Up to $5,000 in extraordinary unreimbursed monetary losses. Class members must show that (a) the loss is actual, documented, and unreimbursed monetary misuse or fraud loss; (b) it was more than likely caused by the data breach; (c) it occurred between July 30, 2020 and the end of the claims period; (d) it is not already covered by one or more of the categories in Question 8 of the Notice; and (e) you made a reasonable effort to avoid, or seek reimbursement for, the loss, including exhausting all available credit monitoring insurance and identity theft insurance.
(3) Two years of three-bureau credit monitoring services.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,000

Law Firm:
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC

Claim Form: NLH Data Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Tom Steen, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. The New London Hospital Association, Inc.

Settlement Website: NLH Data Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

New London Hospital Settlement
Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
NLHDataSettlement@rg2claims.com
866-742-4955

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