Roosevelt University Data Breach Settlement: Get up to $2.5K

Will Gendron
Editor in Chief
Published
July 10, 2024 9:13 PM
Updated
July 24, 2024
Roosevelt University Data Breach Settlement: Get up to $2.5K
Settlement Open for Claims
Award:
$25 - $2,500
Deadline:
September 13, 2024
SUBMIT CLAIM

If you received a notice from Roosevelt University indicating that your private information may have been impacted in a data incident, you may be eligible to claim up to $2,500 from a class action settlement.

Roosevelt University has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit for alleged unauthorized access to its systems and certain files containing sensitive and/or personal information about its students and applicants.

Can I Claim an Award?

The settlement class includes all living individuals residing in the United States who were sent a notice letter by Roosevelt indicating that their private information may have been impacted in the data incident. This incident occurred on or about May 1, 2023, and involved unauthorized access to Roosevelt’s systems and certain files containing sensitive and/or personal information, including names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license numbers.

To be included in the settlement class, you must have received a notice letter from Roosevelt University. If you are unsure whether you are included, you can contact the settlement administrator for assistance.

What Awards Can Class Members Claim?

  • Documented Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Up to $2,500 for expenses such as unreimbursed bank fees, long-distance phone charges, cell phone charges, data charges, postage, gasoline for local travel, unreimbursed losses due to fraud or identity theft, and other related charges.
  • Reimbursement for Attested Lost Time: Up to three hours of lost time at $25 per hour, with a written description of how the time was spent.
  • Identity Theft Protection and Credit Monitoring: One year of free credit monitoring services, including identity theft insurance, real-time credit monitoring, and access to fraud resolution agents.

Is Proof Required to Claim the Reward?

Yes, proof is required to claim the reward. Class members must submit supporting documentation demonstrating the actual, unreimbursed expenses they are seeking reimbursement for. For lost time claims, class members must provide a written description of how the time was spent related to the data incident.

  • Documented Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Supporting documentation required.
  • Reimbursement for Attested Lost Time: Written description required.

How to Claim Your Award

To claim your award, you can submit a claim form online at or mail your completed claim form, including any supporting documentation, to:

Roosevelt Data Incident Settlement

c/o Settlement Administrator

1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210

Philadelphia, PA 19103

If submitting a claim form online, you must do so by September 13, 2024. If submitting by mail, the claim form must be postmarked no later than September 13, 2024.

How do I Get Paid?

Class members can choose to receive their payment through PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, a virtual prepaid card, or a physical check. Indicate your preferred payment method on the claim form.

Important Dates

  • Deadline to File a Claim: September 13, 2024
  • Exclusion Deadline: July 24, 2024
  • Final Approval Hearing: August 23, 2024

When will Awards be Paid?

Awards will be paid after the court grants final approval of the settlement and any appeals are resolved.

What Happens Next?

The court will hold a final approval hearing on August 23, 2024. If the settlement is approved, class members will receive their awards after any appeals are resolved. Class members should ensure they submit their claims by the deadline to be eligible for the settlement benefits.

Notice Letter

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Status
Open for Claims
Category
Data Breach
Settlement Amount
$250,000
Award
$25 - $2,500
Is Proof Required?
Proof Required
Proof Required
Days Remaining to file Claim
51
Claim Deadline
September 13, 2024
Fairness Hearing
August 23, 2024
Final Approval Hearing
August 23, 2024
Case Number
2024LA000283
Case Title
Elizabeth Aniol, et al. v. Roosevelt University
State
Court
Jurisdiction
Claims Administrator
Roosevelt Data Incident Settlement c/o Settlement Administrator 1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210 Philadelphia, PA 19103 1-866-544-4408 Info@RooseveltSettlement.com
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