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Metromile, LLC $775,000 Settlement

Metromile, LLC has reached a settlement over a class action lawsuit related to a data incident in 2021. Class members can claim various benefits.

Metromile, LLC $775,000  Settlement
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Settlement Terms

  • Status:
    Closed
  • Award:
    $30 or up to $5,000
  • Is Proof Required?
    Yes
  • Claim Deadline:
    December 21, 2023
    Not Set
  • Days Left to File Claim:
    0
  • Settlement Amount:
    $775,000
  • Final Approval:
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Metromile, LLC, a pay-per-mile car insurance company, has reached a settlement over a class action lawsuit filed against it. The lawsuit, Parker v. Metromile, LLC, revolves around a data incident that was announced by the company in March 2021. The plaintiffs alleged negligence, negligence per se, and violations of state statutes, seeking compensation for individuals who suffered losses as a result of the data incident. Metromile, however, denies these claims and any wrongdoing.

A Closer Look at the Settlement

The settlement reached in the Parker v. Metromile, LLC case is set to provide various benefits to the Settlement Class Members. According to the official settlement website, all class members will have access to Experian's "Credit Plus" Credit Monitoring Services for a period of 24 months. This service includes features such as dark web scanning, identity theft insurance, real-time credit monitoring, and access to fraud resolution agents.

Key Dates

The court has set a few important dates related to this settlement.

  • Fairness Hearing: The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for January 26, 2024. This is when the court will determine whether to approve the settlement as fair, reasonable, and adequate.
  • Deadline to File a Claim: The deadline for submitting claims is December 21, 2023.

Who Are the Settlement Class Members?

The Settlement Class Members are defined as individuals residing in the United States who received a notice letter notifying them that their information may have been compromised in the Data Incident announced by Metromile in or around March 2021.

However, there are a few exclusions to this. The Settlement Class does not include the Defendant and its officers and directors, Settlement Class Members who timely and validly request exclusion, the Judge assigned to evaluate the fairness of the settlement, and any person found guilty under criminal law of initiating, causing, aiding, or abetting the criminal activity occurrence of the Data Incident or who pleads nolo contendere to any such charge.

What Can Class Members Claim?

Settlement Class Members can also submit claims for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of the Data Incident. These expenses may include costs related to fraud or identity theft, accessing or freezing credit reports, and other miscellaneous expenses. Additionally, Settlement Class Members can claim unpaid time off work and lost time spent addressing issues related to the Data Incident.

Is Proof Required to Claim the Reward?

Yes, proof is required to claim the reward. Reasonable documentation must be submitted with the Claim Form to receive reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs. If submitting a claim for out-of-pocket losses, the larger of the Cash Payment or the submitted claim amount will be awarded.

Why Is There a Class Action Settlement?

The class action lawsuit was filed against Metromile, LLC, alleging negligence, negligence per se, and violations of state statutes. The plaintiffs sought compensation for individuals who suffered losses as a result of the Data Incident announced by Metromile in or around March 2021. Metromile denies these claims and any wrongdoing. The settlement was reached to avoid the costs and risks of continuing the lawsuit. The next steps involve the Final Approval Hearing scheduled for January 26, 2024, where the court will determine whether to approve the settlement as fair, reasonable, and adequate.

Case Facts

  • Case Number:
  • Filing Date:
  • Jurisdiction:
    Superior Court of the State of California
  • State:
    California
  • Court:
    County of San Diego
  • Plaintiff:
  • Defendant:
    Metromile, LLC
  • Plaintiff Firm:
    Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
  • Claims Admin:
    Metromile Data Incident Settlement 1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210 Philadelphia, PA 19103 Phone: 1-833-222-9383 Email: info@metromilesettlement.com
  • Defendant Firm:
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