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Nova Southeastern University Dental Tool Sterilization Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Nova Southeastern University, Inc. is settling a class action brought on behalf of over a thousand people who were sent a letter from Linda Niessen, Dean and Professor at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine. The letter informed the people that they may have been exposed to inconsistencies in sterilization practices when they were patients at NSU’s Post-Graduate Orthodontic Clinic in Davie, Florida. The complaint alleged the letter’s contents caused emotional distress in those who received it.

Docket Number:

CACE-18-028483

Company: Nova Southeastern University, Inc.

Filing Deadline: July 21, 2021

Class Period: July 1, 2015 to February 28, 2018

Objection Deadline: January 25, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: January 25, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: March 2, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof. Presumably, university records will be used for verifiction.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you received a letter from Linda Niessen, Dean and Professor at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, telling you that you may have been exposed to inconsistencies in prescribed sterilization protocols while you were a patient at NSU’s Post-Graduate Orthodontic Clinic in Davie, Florida, between July 2015 and February 2018, which offered you a screening blood test, where the test results were negative for viral disease from that exposure.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Cash payment of $3,000 per person.

Total Settlement Amount: $5,456,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,000-$12,000

Law Firm:
Cohen Blostein & Ayala, PA

Claim Form: Nova Southeastern University Dental Tool Sterilization Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Tiffany Aguero, et al. v. Nova Southeastern University, Inc.

Settlement Website: Nova Southeastern University Dental Tool Sterilization Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Aguero v Nova Southeastern University Inc.
RG/2 Claims Administration LLC
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479

Tags: Dentistry, Infliction of Emotional Distress