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Nebraska Health System Data Breach Settlement Gets Early OK

June 7, 2021, 6:41 PM

A Nebraska health network and tens of thousands of patients potentially affected by a 2020 data breach secured early approval of a class settlement that provides cash reimbursement for time and expenses, credit monitoring, and security enhancements.

Judge Robert F. Rossiter Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska preliminarily approved the deal June 4.

John Chacon and Leonard Bradley alleged that between Aug. 27, 2020, and Sept. 20, 2020, Nebraska Medicine experienced a targeted cybersecurity incident in which cyberthieves had unauthorized access to its network for some 24 days.

The court certified a settlement class of ...

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