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San Dieguito Union High School District Aeries Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Aeries Software, Inc. is spending $1.75 million to resolve a class action alleging it bears responsibility in the data breach that took place on or around November 4, 2019 in the Aeries School Information System used to manage student data in the San Dieguito Union High School District.

Docket Number:

8:20-cv- 00995-FMO-ADS

Company: Aeries Software, Inc.

Filing Deadline: October 7, 2022

Class Period: November 4, 2019

Objection Deadline: October 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 10, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation if you are asking for reimbursement of ordinary, out-of-pocket losses or extraordinary losses.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are an individual in the US who had an Aeries account through the San Dieguito Union High School District at the time of the data breach, which took place on or around November 4, 2019.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Credit monitoring services: Twelve months of credit monitoring services, including monitoring of your Experian file, a $1 million identity theft insurance policy, identity restoration services, and other features. (2) Compensation for ordinary out-of-pocket losses: Up to a total of $1,000, including 40 hours of attested time at $25 hour, spent dealing with the data breach. (3) Compensation for extraordinary losses: Up to $10,000 for proven monetary losses from fraud or identity theft for actual documented losses attributable to the data breach, not already covered by a normal reimbursement category, and that you have made reasonable efforts to have reimbursed by other means.

Note that the total amounts paid for claims cannot be more than the net settlement fund. If the total amount of such claims exceeds the net settlement fund, payments will be reduced on a pro-rata basis.

Total Settlement Amount: $1.75 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $2,500

Law Firms:
Pearson Simon & Warshaw
Tycko Zavareei

Claim Form: School Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Anurag Gupta and by and through him, D.G. and V.G., his minor children, et al. v. Aeries Software, Inc.

Settlement Website: School Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

School Data Breach Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91130
Seattle, WA 98111
info@SchoolDataBreach.com
877-654-1967

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