Aetna's Ex-Settlement Admin Cuts Deal To End Privacy Case

Law360 (April 20, 2020, 3:04 PM EDT) -- Aetna Inc. has reached a deal to resolve its lawsuit alleging a settlement administrator revealed the HIV status of more than 10,000 Aetna members through a bungled class action settlement mailing, according to filings in California federal court.

In a joint notice Friday, Aetna and the El Segundo, California-based administrative-support services entities, Kurtzman Carson Consultants and KCC Class Action Services LLC, informed U.S. District Judge John F. Walter that they had reached a settlement in principle and that Aetna plans to voluntarily dismiss the litigation, with each party bearing its own costs.

"The parties' respective counsel will prepare the settlement documents...

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