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Overlake Hospital Medical Center Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Overlake Hospital Medical Center and Overlake Medical Clinics, LLC are electing to settle a class action about a cyberattack that took place in December 2019. The complaint alleged that Overlake did not take sufficient measures to protect patient personal and health information against the data breach. It alleged violation of the Washington State Consumer Protection Act and negligence.

Docket Number:

20-2-07460-8 SEA

Company: Overlake Hospital Medical Center

Filing Deadline: December 13, 2021

Class Period: December 1, 2019

Objection Deadline: August 13, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: August 13, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: September 10, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation for your claims.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are an individual whose private information was collected, shared, or otherwise put in the hands of Overlake and was potentially affected by the data breach.

Note that not all individuals who received notification about the data breach are class members. Notices were sent out to around 109,000 individuals, but Overlake claims its investigation has shown that only around 24,000 of these were potentially affected.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Two types of payments are available. (1) Expense Reimbursement, up to $250: For documented expenses incurred in dealing with the data breach, such as bank fees, payments for credit monitoring or identity theft insurance, up to three hours of time at $20 per hour, and so on. (2) Extraordinary Expense Reimbursement, up to $2,500: For documented monetary losses more than likely due to the data breach, occurring between December 1, 2019 and December 13, 2021, and for which other sources of reimbursement were exhausted.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,000

Law Firm:
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP

Claim Form: Overlake Hospital Medical Center Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Richardson v. Overlake Hospital Medical Center et al.

Settlement Website: Overlake Hospital Medical Center Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Overlake Settlement Administrator
PO Box 3314
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
info@ohmcdatasettlement.com
844-417-0024

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