In Re: Ethos Technologies Inc. Data Breach Litigation
Case No. 3:22-cv-09203-SK
UPDATE: The Claims Period has been extended to June 5, 2024.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
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If You Were Subject to the Ethos Technologies Inc. Data Incident and Previously Received a Notice Letter Notifying You of the Data Incident, You Could be Eligible for Benefits from a Class Action Settlement
You may be eligible to receive a payment from a proposed $1,000,000 class action settlement.
The class action lawsuit concerns the Data Incident perpetrated against Defendant Ethos Technologies Inc. (“Ethos” or “Defendant”) between approximately August 2022 and December 2022 in which it was determined that an unauthorized third party gained access to certain Ethos files containing sensitive personal information of its customers, employees, and some third-party contractors. Ethos denies that it did anything wrong and disputes that it has any liability but has agreed to settle the lawsuit on a class wide basis.
To be eligible to make a Settlement Claim, you must have received a Short Notice letter of the Ethos Data Incident that occurred between approximately August 2022 and December 2022.
Eligible claimants under the Settlement Agreement may receive reimbursement up to $5,000 for Out-of-Pocket Losses, $100 pro rata Cash Payment, and 12 months of free Experian Credit Monitoring and Identity-Protection Services. California Subclass Members may also claim an additional $100 payment for claims arising under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA Payment”).
Please submit a Claim Form here or for more information call (833) 933-8588 Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET.
Please read this website carefully. Your legal rights will be affected, and you have a choice to make at this time.
Summary of Legal Rights
SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM
The only way to receive payment.
Submitted or postmarked on or before the Claims Deadline of June 5, 2024.
EXCLUDE YOURSELF BY OPTING OUT OF THE CLASS
Receive no payment. This is the only option that allows you to keep your right to bring any other lawsuit against Defendant for the same claims. For detailed information about how to exclude yourself, see FAQ 18, 19, and 20.
Submitted or postmarked on or before the Opt-out Date, May 6, 2024.
OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT AND/OR ATTEND THE HEARING
You can write the Court about why you agree or disagree with the Settlement. The Court cannot order a different settlement. You can also ask to speak to the Court at the Final Approval Hearing on August 5, 2024 about the fairness of the Settlement, with or without your own attorney. For detailed information about how to object to or comment on the Settlement, see FAQ21 and 22.
Postmarked on or before the Objection Date, May 6, 2024.
Receive no monetary benefits, but still receive 12-months free credit monitoring. Giving up rights if you are a Settlement Class Member.
Your rights and options as a Settlement Class Member – and the deadlines to exercise your rights – are explained on this website.
The Court still will have to decide whether the approve the Settlement. Payments to Settlement Class Members will be made if the Court approves the Settlement and after any possible appeals are resolved.
This website is authorized by the Court, supervised by counsel for the Parties and controlled by Kroll Settlement Administration LLC, the Claims Administrator approved by the Court. This is the only authorized website for this case.
Ethos Technology Data Incident Settlement c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC P.O. Box 225391 New York, NY 10150-5391
Monday, May 6, 2024
You must complete and mail your request for exclusion so that it is postmarked no later than Monday, May 6, 2024.
Monday, May 6, 2024
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 Monday, May 6, 2024.
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
You must submit your Claim Form online no later than Wednesday, June 5, 2024, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than Wednesday, June 5, 2024.
Final Approval Hearing Date
Monday, August 5, 2024
The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 5, 2024. Please check this website for updates.