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Merritt Privacy Settlement

3:23-cv-00389 | United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

Settlement Information


YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH PAYMENT FROM MERRITT HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS, LLC, d/b/a/ MERRITT HEALTHCARE ADVISORS, BUT YOU NEED TO ACT.

This is a court-authorized Notice Website for a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit, Guerrero, et al. v. Merritt Healthcare Holdings, LLC, Case No. 3:23-cv-00389, currently pending in the District Court for the District of Connecticut. The proposed settlement would resolve a lawsuit that alleges that Merritt Healthcare Holdings, LLC d/b/a Merritt Healthcare Advisors (“Merritt”) was negligent and breached contractual and statutory duties in connection with a data security incident that Merritt discovered on November 30, 2022, and occurred between July 30, 2022 and August 25, 2022.  Merritt contests these claims and denies that it did anything wrong. The Notice explains the nature of the class action lawsuit, the terms of the settlement, and your legal rights and obligations.

You have legal rights and options that you may act on before the Court decides whether to approve the proposed settlement. Because your rights will be affected by this settlement, it is extremely important that you read this Notice carefully. To read the precise terms and conditions of the settlement, you can access a copy of the Settlement Agreement here. You may also contact the Settlement Administrator via email at [email protected] for more information.


Legal Rights & Options

Submit a Claim by August 12, 2024
The only way to be eligible to receive a Claimant Award from this Settlement is by submitting a timely and valid Claim Form. The Claim Form must be submitted no later than August 12, 2024.
Opt Out of the Settlement by August 12, 2024
You can choose to opt out of the Settlement and receive no payment. This option allows you to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against the Defendant related to the legal claims resolved by this Settlement. You can elect your own legal counsel at your own expense.
Object to the Settlement by August 12, 2024 and/or Attend a Hearing on October 15, 2024
If you do not opt out of the Settlement, you may object to it by writing to the Court about why you don’t like the Settlement. You may also ask the Court for permission to speak about your objection at the Final Approval Hearing. If you object, you may also file a claim for a Claimant Award.
Do Nothing
Unless you opt out of the settlement, you are automatically part of the Settlement. If you do nothing, you will not get a payment from this Settlement and you will give up the right to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against the Defendant related to the legal claims resolved by this Settlement.

This is just a summary of your rights and options. These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in more detail in the Notice. The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be provided to those who submitted timely and valid Claim Forms under the Settlement, if the Court approves the Settlement and after any appeals are resolved. Please be patient.

Frequently Asked Questions
For detailed information about eligibility requirements and how to file a claim, visit our FAQ page. Learn More
Important Dates
08/12/2024
Deadline to Submit a Claim
08/12/2024
Deadline to Opt-Out or Object
10/15/2024
Final Fairness Hearing
Questions

[email protected]


Merritt Privacy Settlement
Claims Administrator

PO Box 231
Valparaiso, IN 46384

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