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San Francisco Medical Records Alleged Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

The City and County of San Francisco, the Regents of the University of California, and Dr. Shirley Stiver are settling claims about an alleged medical records breach that disclosed private medical information without patients’ consent, in violation of the Confidential Medical Information Act. The complaint alleged that the information about patients of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center that was disclosed included names, medical records, diagnoses (including HIV diagnoses), surgical and consultation notes, and radiologic films.

Docket Number:

CGC-16-551618

Company: Regents of the University of California

Filing Deadline: August 30, 2022

Objection Deadline: July 31, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: July 31, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 29, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are one of the 8884 patients identified by the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center as one of those whose records were kept by Dr. Shirley Stiver.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The net Common Fund will be distributed equally to all class members who submit a timely and valid claim form. Final amounts are to be determined, but payments will not exceed $599 per class member.

Total Settlement Amount: $400,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firm:
Hersh and Hersh

Claim Form: Medical Records Alleged Breach Claim Form

Case Name: Jane Doe, et al. vs. The City and County of San Francisco, et al.

Settlement Website: Medical Records Alleged Breach Website

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

U.C. Regents Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 25419
Santa Ana, CA 92799
888-428-6645

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime, Sharing Medical Information Without Consent, Your Privacy