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Shorter University Data Breach Settlement

Closed Settlement Statement: 
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

Shorter University is settling a class action alleging that the personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) of certain current and former students was stolen or exposed because of a September 2014 theft of documents at the Winthrop-King Centre on Shorter’s campus. The complaint claims that Shorter did not adequately protect the information and that it did not report the data breach immediately. 

Docket Number: 
Shorter University
Filing Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Objection Deadline: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Exclusion Deadline: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Final Approval Hearing: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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