Are you a patient of SuperCare Health? Did you receive a mail about a class settlement on data breach that compromised data? This review will help you partake in the class action settlement.
breach $2.25 million Class Action Settlement?
SuperCare health has agreed to pay $2.25 million to a nationwide class and California subclass of patients to resolve claims the home health service failed to protect their personally identifiable information from being exposed during a July 2021 data breach.
A group of patients argued SuperCare was negligent and reckless by allegedly failing to employ adequate safeguards to protect their data, and by allegedly failing to notify them about the data breach in a timely manner. The name of the case is Retsky, et al. v. Super Care Inc. d/b/a SuperCare Health, Case No. 22STCV16267, in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.
What Is This Class Action All About?
SuperCare is a home health care service basedin Glendale California. It claims to be “the leading post-acute, in-home respiratory care provider in the Western U.S.” while targeting individuals with high-risk respiratory diseases who want or need in-home care.
The data breach, meanwhile, exposed the personally identifiable information and personal health information records belonging to 318,379 patients, according to the SuperCare class action.
The proposed SuperCare Health data breach settlement will provide two tiers of monetary payments.
California subclass members can elect to choose Tier 1 benefits to receive a cash payment of $100.
Nationwide class members and California subclass members who elect to claim Tier 2 benefits will be able to claim up to $2,500 for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of the data breach.
The Tier 2 benefits include reimbursement for up to four hours of time spent dealing with problems arising from the data breach, at a rate of $25 per hour.
All eligible class members will also be able to claim one free year of three-bureau credit monitoring, which will include up to $1 million in fraud insurance coverage.
Who Is Eligible?
The class action settlement will benefit a nationwide class and California subclass of SuperCare patients whose personally identifiable information was kept on SuperCare’s system that was compromised during the July 2021 data breach, and who were sent a notice about the incident.
How To Be Part of This Settlement
ndividuals who want to make a claim must submit a valid claim form by July 5, 2023. The deadline for class members to exclude themselves from or object to the settlement is June 5, 2023. The settlement website is SuperCareDataIncidentSettlement.com.
What Is The Pay For This Settlement?
The pay for this settlement is up to $2,500, and the proof of purchase is documentation of unreimbursed out-of-pocket expenses, including the approximate date and amount of the loss, and a description of the loss if it is not apparent from the documentation.
As you submit your claim to the settlement website SuperCareDataIncidentSettlement.com, just like Alacrity Solution Group data breach class action settlement we have reviewed, you’re doing so under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim. The final hearing date for the proposed SuperCare Health data breach class action settlement is Aug. 28, 2023.