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Wichita State University Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Wichita State University (WSU) is settling a class action centering on a cyberattack on its systems that took place between December 3 and 5, 2019. The complaint alleged that Wichita State bore responsibility for the incident and that it exposed the personally identifiable information of students and employees, including names, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers.

Docket Number:

2:20-cv-02246-JAR-TJJ

Company: Wichita State University

Filing Deadline: July 12, 2021

Objection Deadline: June 10, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: June 10, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: July 27, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You should have received a postcard notice with a class member ID number. You must enter that number on your claim form. You must also provide documentation of out-of-pocket expenses for which you’re claiming reimbursement.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you live in the US and were notified of the incident by WSU in March 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Up to $300 reimbursement of documented out-of-pocket expenses, and (2) up to three hours of lost time spent dealing with the data incident, paid at $20 per hour.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500

Law Firm:
Federman & Sherwood

Claim Form: Wichita State University Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bahnmaier v. Wichita State University

Settlement Website: Wichita State University Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

WSU Data Breach Settlement
c/o Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 70
Warminster, PA 18974-0070
1-844-367-8804

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