EQUIFAX DATA BREACH SETTLEMENT

Key Dates

 

Date Event
07/22/2019 Preliminary Approval Date.  The Court entered an Order approving notice to the individuals who were impacted by the 2017 data breach, or “class members” in the lawsuit.
11/19/2019 (Passed)
 
Deadline to Exclude Yourself or Opt-Out of the Settlement.  The deadline to exclude yourself from the Settlement has passed.
11/19/2019 (Passed) Deadline to Object to the Settlement.  The deadline to object to the Settlement has passed. 
12/19/2019 (Approved) Final Approval Hearing.  This was the date of the Court’s final approval hearing where it considered whether to approve the Settlement.  Please note that no Settlement benefits will be distributed or available until the Settlement becomes effective.
1/22/2020 (Passed) Initial Claims Period Deadline.  This was the deadline for the Initial Claims Period.  You must have filed a claim by this deadline in order to receive the Free Credit Monitoring Services offered under the Settlement, or Alternative Reimbursement Compensation up to $125, and for any out-of-pocket losses or time spent before this deadline.
1/22/2024 Extended Claims Period Deadline.  You must file a claim by this deadline in order to receive benefits for Out-of-Pocket Losses or Time Spent (excluding losses of money and time associated with freezing or unfreezing credit reports or purchasing credit monitoring or identity theft protection) that occur between January 23, 2020 and January 22, 2024.