Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase 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:
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, 2021Proof 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: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Mason Lietz & Klinger LLP
Case Name: Richardson v. Overlake Hospital Medical Center et al.
Settlement Website: Overlake Hospital Medical Center Data Breach Settlement Website
Postlethwaite & Netterville
Overlake Settlement Administrator
PO Box 3314
Baton Rouge, LA 70821