On November 8, 2019, the King County Superior Court gave final approval to the settlement in the case. The university has set up a website with information for plaintiffs: WSUSettlement.com. Under the settlement, WSU has agreed to, among other things, (1) provide credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance; (2) provide cash payments to Settlement Class Members for reimbursement of certain documented Out-of-Pocket Costs incurred as a result of the breach; (3) provide cash payments of up to $15 per hour for up to three hours for time spent dealing with issues plausibly connected to the breach. In addition, WSU has taken or will take certain remedial measures and has enhanced security measures that it will continue to implement. read more

U.S. District Judge James L. Robart ordered Thursday that a complaint filed by Tousley Brain Stephens and its co-counsel, Scott+Scott, Carlson, Lynch Sweet Kilpela & Carpenter, Lockridge Grindal Nauen, Murray Law Firm, Zimmerman Reed, and Chestnut Cambronne, on behalf of a putative class of financial institutions could proceed against Washington-based retailer Eddie Bauer, LLC over damages incurred as a result of a 2016 data breach at its stores. read more

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