May 29, 2022

Ma Cookie Settlement Scam 2022: Revealing Details!!

The Ma Cookie Settlement scam is a settlement involving various people. Read this review for more details.

What is The Ma Cookie Settlement Scam

On September 24, 2021, the Honorable Brian A. Davis of the Suffolk Superior Court Business Litigation Session, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, granted preliminary approval of this class action settlement and directed the litigants to provide the notice about the settlement. You have received the notice because records indicate that you may be a Settlement Class Member, and you may be eligible to receive a payment from the Settlement. The Final Approval Hearing on the adequacy, reasonableness, and fairness of the Settlement will be held at 2:00 pm on January 18, 2022 in the Suffolk County Courthouse, Courtroom 1309, located at 3 Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108. You are not required to attend the Final Approval Hearing, but you are welcome to do so at your own expense.

What is the Lawsuit All about

Mass General Brigham Incorporated and their owned-and-operated healthcare providers, as well as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. (collectively, the “Defendants” as further defined herein), operate publicly accessible informational websites (such as www.massgeneralbrigham.org (previously www.partners.org), www.massgeneral.org, www.brighamandwomens.org, and www.dana-farber.org) (the “Informational Websites” as defined herein), which are available to the general public and do not require any login, username, or password to access. The Informational Websites do not require any type of registration or account creation and do not require any website visitor to provide proof of identity or to otherwise self-identify. The Informational Websites provide general information about the programs and offerings at the Defendants, and use third-party website analytics tools, cookies, pixels, and related technologies.

Plaintiffs John Doe and Jane Doe (the “Doe Plaintiffs”) filed this lawsuit asserting various legal claims on behalf of a putative class of website users who were also patients. Plaintiffs allege that the Defendants did not obtain sufficient consent when placing third party analytics tools, cookies, and pixels on their general and publicly accessible websites, including, for example, massgeneralbrigham.org, massgeneral.org, brighamandwomens.org, and dana-farber.org. Plaintiffs further allege that when using the Informational Websites, code on the Informational Websites caused the Plaintiffs’ internet browsers to disclose information about Plaintiffs’ internet use to third-parties through these analytics tools, cookies, pixels, and related technologies.

How to know if you are in the settlement class

The Settlement Class is defined as: “All Persons who, within the Class Period, were Patients of the Defendants and visited the Informational Websites and are either (a) a resident of Massachusetts, and/or (b) received medical care in Massachusetts at any of the Defendants. Excluded from the Settlement Class are (a) officers, directors, trustees, and employees of the Defendants; (b) all judges, and their staffs assigned to this case and any members of their immediate families; (c) the mediator; (d) experts retained in this litigation by the Parties; and (e) the Parties’ counsel in this litigation.”

A Person is a living natural person who is not an employee of any of the Defendants and who is resident in the United States. The Class Period is between May 23, 2016, and July 31, 2021. A Patient is defined as any Person who obtained medical care at any of the Defendant health-care providers during the Class Period.

The provisions of the Settlement

Under the Settlement, the Defendants have agreed to create a Settlement Fund of $18.4 million. This Settlement Fund will provide compensation to Settlement Class Members, pay for notice and administration costs, provide for any approved Service Awards to the Representative Plaintiffs who filed the case, and compensate the attorneys for any approved fees, costs, and expenses. If the Settlement is finally approved, Settlement Class Members will be prevented from bringing any further claims against the Defendants and/or other released parties for any conduct relating to the use of third-party website analytics tools, cookies, pixels, and related technologies.

Conclusion

he Notice summarizes the Settlement. It does not describe all of its details. For the precise terms and conditions of the Settlement, please see the Settlement Agreement and related documents. Additional information about the Settlement, including a copy of the Settlement Agreement, may be obtained by:..

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