ThyssenKrupp Ransomware Attack Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc. and ThyssenKrupp Supply Chain Services NA, Inc. are settling a class action relating to a data breach that occurred on or around December 28, 2020. The complaint alleged that the companies failed to adequately safeguard the private information it held on file and that when servers and workstations were encrypted in a ransomware attack it also compromised the personally identifiable information of certain employees, including names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, direct deposit information, and health information, among other things.

Docket Number:


Company: ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc.

Filing Deadline: March 8, 2023

Objection Deadline: January 23, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: January 23, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: February 27, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

If you want to make a claim for ordinary or extraordinary losses, then you should provide documentation.


You may be eligible if you were sent a Notice of Data Breach by ThyssenKrupp in January or May 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

- Credit monitoring and identity theft protection: For those who signed up for the previous offer of two years of these services, an additional year will be provided. For those who did not sign up, two years of these services will be provided.
- Reimbursement of ordinary losses: Up to $200 for reimbursement of expenses incurred in dealing with the data breach, including up to six hours of lost time at $25/hour.
- Reimbursement of extraordinary losses: Up to $8,000 for other losses arising from identity theft or financial fraud, provided certain conditions are met: (1) It is an actual, documented, unreimbursed loss that has not been compensated by another party. (2) It is attributable to this data breach. (3) It is not already covered by the ordinary loss provision above. (4) You made reasonable efforts to avoid, mitigate, or seek reimbursement elsewhere for the loss.
If all valid claims add up to more than $750,000, payments will be reduced pro rata.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,771,325

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Branstetter Stranch and Jennings
Carey Danis and Lowe
Cohen & Malad

Claim Form: Crawford Class Action Claim Form

Case Name: Crawford v. thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc.

Settlement Website: Crawford Class Action Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Crawford v. thyssenkrupp
Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 6929
Portland, OR 97228-6929

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