UPMC, Employees Reach $2.7M Settlement Over Data Breach

Law360 (July 20, 2021, 3:54 PM EDT) -- Employees suing the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have reached a proposed class action settlement worth a total of $2.65 million over a 2014 data breach at the hospital network that exposed their personal data, according to documents filed in Pennsylvania state court.

The proposed settlement would allow current and former employees whose financial information was compromised to file claims for fraud-related losses or time spent working to prevent such losses. And attorneys at Carlson Lynch LLP would get up to $750,000 in costs and fees for their work on the case, according to the motion for preliminary approval submitted to...

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