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Settlement Information

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Virginia Mason Medical Center (“VMMC” or “Defendant”) relating to cyberattack against VMMC’s computer systems that occurred on or about January 16, 2022 through on or about January 20, 2022 (the “Data Incident”). The computer systems possibly affected by the Data Incident potentially contained personal and protected health information of certain individuals. The plaintiffs claim that Defendants were responsible for the Data Incident and assert claims for violation of the Washington State Uniform Healthcare Information Act, violation of the Washington State Consumer Protection Act, negligence, negligence per se, breach of express contract, breach of implied contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of confidence, unjust enrichment, and breach of fiduciary duty. VMMC denies all of the claims.

Who Is a Class Member?

If you received a notification from VMMC of the Data Incident, you are included in this Settlement as a “Settlement Class Member.”

Your Legal Rights and Options

Option and Deadline

Your Legal Rights

Submit a Claim

Deadline Passed

Stay in the Class and submit a Claim Form to receive a payment.

This is the only way you can get payment. You may submit a claim here.

Exclude Yourself or Opt Out

Deadline Passed

Get no benefits under the settlement.

You will not get any payment from the Settlement, but you also will not release your claims against Defendants. This is the only option that allows you to be part of any other lawsuit against Defendants or related parties for the legal claims resolved by this Settlement.

Object to the Settlement

Deadline Passed

Write to the Claims Administrator with reasons why you do not agree with the Settlement.

If you are a member of the Settlement Class, and you do not exclude yourself from the settlement, you may object to the settlement or any part of the settlement that you think the Court should reject.

Attend the Fairness Hearing

on August 9, 2023

Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the settlement.

You may ask the Court for permission for you or your attorney to speak about your objection at the Final Fairness Hearing.

Do Nothing

No Deadline

You will not get payment or credit monitoring from this Settlement and you will give up certain legal rights.

Submitting a claim form is the only way to obtain a payment or credit monitoring from this Settlement.

Dates and Deadlines

Claims Deadline

August 7, 2023

Exclusion Deadline

July 7, 2023

Objection Deadline

July 7, 2023

Fairness Hearing

August 9, 2023