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Pacific Market Research Ransomware Attack Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Pacific Market Research, LLC is settling a class action alleging it bears responsibility for the ransomware attack and possible data breach it suffered on May 22, 2021 that was disclosed by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries in July 2021. The complaint alleged that the subsequent investigation could be certain that private information had not been accessed.

Docket Number:

21-2-08738- 4 KNT

Company: Pacific Market Research, LLC

Filing Deadline: May 24, 2022

Class Period: May 22, 2021

Objection Deadline: May 24, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: May 24, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: May 27, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation for the expenses or losses for which you are claiming reimbursement.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are an individual whose personal information may have been accessed by a third party in the ransomware attack on Pacific Market Research disclosed by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries in July 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Two types of payments are available: (1) Expense Reimbursement: Up to $250 in total for costs incurred in dealing with the incident, including up to three hours of time lost at $20 per hour. (2) Extraordinary Expense Reimbursement: Up to $2,500 for other losses more than likely due to the ransomware attack, occurring between May 22, 2021 and May 24, 2022, and not reimbursed by other sources. Total reimbursements in both categories will not exceed $250,000. The time during which you may use the credit monitoring code has also been extended.

Total Settlement Amount: $250,000 for reimbursement, plus more for improved security, attorneys’ fees, and other expenses

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,333.33

Law Firm:
Emery Reddy, PLLC

Claim Form: Pacific Market Research Ransomware Attack Settlement Settlement

Case Name: Clopp et. al. v. Pacific Market Research, LLC et. al.

Settlement Website: Pacific Market Research Ransomware Attack Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Pacific Market Research Claims Administrator
c/o Postlethwaite & Netterville
PO Box 3116
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
1-833-540-2223
Info@DataResearchSettlement.com

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