Boykin v Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance Settlement

In the Chancery Court For The State Of Tennessee Twentieth Judicial District, Davidson County

Case No. 20-0615

Final judgement has been entered.

A Settlement Has Been Reached In A Class Action Lawsuit Against Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance, P.A. Claiming That Personally Identifiable Information And Protected Health Information Of Approximately 81,146 Patients Was Compromised Due To An Email Phishing Attack.

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•A Settlement Agreement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance, P.A.(“TOA”), Case No.20-0615 in the Circuit Court of Davidson County, Tennessee for the Twentieth Judicial District at Nashville. 


•The lawsuit is related to a Phishing Attack when two of its employees were the subject of successful email phishing attacks, resulting in the compromise of emails and personally identifiable information (“PII”) and protected health information (“PHI”) of approximately 81,146 TOA patients.  


•Among the potentially compromised data were patient names, dates of birth, contact information (addresses, phone numbers and email addresses), health insurance information, treatment or diagnostic information (including codes), and/or treatment cost information. It is possible that some Settlement Class Member’s social security numbers were also compromised.  

•If you have been affected by the unauthorized disclosure, you may be entitled to payment or other relief under the Settlement reached in the case.


•As part of this Settlement, TOA has agreed to pay eligible Settlement Class Members for certain types of claims, provide Credit Monitoring and Fraud Resolution Services and undertake certain preventative security measures. All Settlement Class Members will be automatically enrolled for three years of Identity Guard’s® Fraud Resolution Services.  However, you must submit a claim using a Claim Form in order to receive any other benefits under the Settlement. 


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YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

FILE A CLAIM
The only way to get benefits under this Settlement. You must file a claim by December 28, 2020.
ASK TO BE EXCLUDED
Get no benefits. This is the only option that may allow you to sue TOA over the claims being resolved by this Settlement. You must exclude yourself by December 28, 2020.
OBJECT
Write the Court about why you do not think this Settlement is fair, reasonable, or adequate. You must object by December 28, 2020.
GO TO A HEARING
Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement. 
IF YOU DO NOTHING
Get no benefits. Give up your rights to sue TOA about the legal claims in this case.

The Court still must decide whether to approve the Settlement.  No payments will be made until after the Court grants Final Approval of the Settlement and all appeals, if any, are resolved.








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Documents

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Submit Claim

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Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline

    Monday, December 28, 2020
    You must complete and mail your request for exclusion form so that it is postmarked no later than December 28, 2020.
  • Objection Deadline

    Monday, December 28, 2020
    You must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are postmarked no later than December 28, 2020.
  • Claim Form Deadline

    Monday, December 28, 2020
    You must submit your Claim Form on-line no later than Monday, December 28, 2020, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than December 28, 2020.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date

    Thursday, January 14, 2021
    The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021. Please check this website for updates.

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