Aguallo, et al. v. Kemper Corporation and Infinity Insurance Company, Inc.
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
Case No. 1:21-cv-01883
Kemper and Infinity Customers who were sent notice letters on or about March
16, 2021 and May 25, 2021 notifying them that their Personal Identifiable
Information (“PII”) was compromised in the Data Incidents may be eligible for a
payment from a class action settlement.
A Settlement has been reached with Kemper Corporation and Infinity Insurance Company (collectively, the “Defendants”) in a class action lawsuit about the data incidents that occurred on December 14, 2020 and March 25, 2021 (“the Data Incidents”). Defendants announced the Data Incidents on or about March 16, 2021 and on or about May 25, 2021. The lawsuit was filed asserting claims against Defendants relating to the Data Incidents. Defendants deny all of the claims and say they did not do anything wrong.
WHAT HAPPENED? Plaintiffs allege that on December 14, 2020 and March 25, 2021, respectively, Defendants were the targets of two separate security incidents in which unauthorized users accessed Defendants’ network and computer systems and which resulted in unauthorized access of personal information. Plaintiffs allege that, as a result of the Data Incidents, an unauthorized user gained access to Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ customers’, current and former employees’, and agents’ PII, including, but not limited to, names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, medical leave information, and/or workers’ compensation claim information.
WHO IS INCLUDED? The Settlement Class includes all residents of the United States who were sent notice letters notifying them that their information was compromised in the Data Incidents. There is a separate settlement subclass for Settlement Class Members that are California residents.
SETTLEMENT BENEFITS. All Settlement Class Members will be provided access to Aura’s Financial Shield fraud monitoring and protection services for a period of 18 months from the Effective Date of the Settlement without the need to submit a Settlement Claim. A link with a redemption code to be used to enroll directly with Aura Financial Shield was provided in the Notice that was emailed or mailed to you. You can sign up to receive an email reminder for when the redeemable code becomes active after the Effective Date.
The Settlement also provides reimbursement of up to $10,000 for documented out-of-pocket expenses and lost time that resulted from the Data Incidents for persons who file a valid claim form. The Settlement also provides additional benefits for Class Members who are California residents. Information on the Settlement’s benefits is available in the Long Form Notice .
CLAIM FORM. You must file a Claim Form to receive a cash payment for documented out-of-pocket expenses, lost time or the California cash benefit. You can file a claim online on this website (www.InfinityClassSettlement.com ), download a Claim Form and mail it, or you may call 1-800-347-9165 and ask that a Claim Form be mailed to you. The claim deadline is February 24, 2022. You must use the username and password that was provided in the Notice emailed or mailed to you to file a Claim Form to verify your identity as a member of the Settlement Class.
If you have not received login information, but believe you are a Settlement Class Member, please call 1-800-347-9165 to verify your identity and receive further information on how to file a claim.
OTHER OPTIONS. If you do not want to be legally bound by the Settlement, you must exclude yourself by January 25, 2022. If you stay in the Settlement, you may object to it by January 25, 2022. A more detailed notice is available to explain how to exclude yourself or object.
On March 15, 2022, the Court will hold a hearing on whether to approve the Settlement, Class Counsel’s request for attorneys’ fees and reasonable costs and expenses of up to $2,500,000, and service awards of up to $1,500 for each of the six Representative Plaintiffs. You or your own lawyer, if you have one, may ask to appear and speak at the hearing at your own cost, but you do not have to.
When can I enroll into Financial Shield?
You are eligible to enroll into Aura Financial Shield on or after March 15, 2022, once the Settlement is final. The Settlement will be final when the Court finally approves the Settlement and the 30 day appeal period has passed or any appeals are resolved. If you would like to receive an enrollment reminder email so you can be notified when the Settlement is final, site will be available soon.