Welcome to the Settlement Website for American HomePatient, Inc. and Lincare Holdings Inc. Data Breach Litigation (the “Litigation”).

A Settlement Agreement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against American HomePatient, Inc. ("AHOM"), and Lincare Holdings Inc. ("LHI"), relating to an incident that occurred on or about January 6, 2017, when a burglar broke into AHOM’s Newark, Delaware facility and stole computers that may have contained personally identifiable information and protected health information. The subject information may have included first and last names, addresses, AHOM account information, Social Security Numbers, diagnosis codes, dates of birth, financial information, and treatment information. If you have been affected by the unauthorized disclosure, you may be entitled to payment or other relief under the Settlement reached in the case.

Defendants have agreed to pay eligible Class Members for certain types of Claims, extend or provide new identity theft protection services, and undertake certain preventative security measures.

The purpose of this website is to inform you of the pendency of this Litigation as a class action, the proposed settlement of the Litigation, and of the hearing to be held by the Court to consider the fairness, reasonableness, and adequacy of the Settlement as well as Class Counsel’s application for fees, costs, and expenses. Although the information on this website is intended to assist you, it does not replace the information contained in the Settlement Agreement, Notice, and Claim Form, all of which can be found and downloaded from the Important Documents page.

The FAQs page describes in further detail the rights you may have in connection with your participation in the Settlement, what steps you may take in relation to the Settlement and this class action, and, alternatively, what steps you must take if you wish to be excluded from the Class and this Litigation. If you are a Settlement Class Member (as defined in FAQ 4), your legal rights are affected whether you act or do not act. Please read this website and other relevant case documents to fully understand your rights.


Your Legal Rights and Options in This Settlement
File a Claim

The only way to be eligible to receive benefits under the Settlement.

Claim Forms must be mailed and postmarked or submitted online, on or before June 6, 2020.

Exclude Yourself

Get no benefits. This is the only option that may allow you to sue AHOM or LHI over the claims being resolved by this Settlement.

Exclusions must be postmarked on or before May 7, 2020.

Object

Write the Court about why you do not think this Settlement is fair, reasonable, or adequate.

Objections must be received by the Court on or before May 7, 2020.

Go to a Hearing Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.
Do Nothing Get no benefits. Give up your rights to sue AHOM or LHI about the legal claims in this case. You will, however, still be a Settlement Class Member, which means that you give up your right to ever be part of any other lawsuit against the Defendants about the legal claims being resolved by this Settlement and you will be bound by any judgments or orders entered by the Court in the Litigation.