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States Attorneys General v. TJX Companies, Inc.

Filed On Justia Link Pacer Link Court Federal? Case Number Pacer Case Number Incident
2009-06-23 N/A N/A Various false 548
Case Files
Awards / Settlements
AwardMonetary ValueDescription
Discretionary Funds$5,500,000.00 $5.5 million to be distributed as designated by and in the sole discretion of the Attorneys General as part of the resolution of their respective investigations under the state consumer protection laws regarding the Subject Matter of this Assurance. Said payment shall be used by the Attorneys General to fund or assist in funding, consumer education, outreach, prevention or monitoring programs, consumer protection enforcement, litigation, local consumer aid funds, consumer protection enforcement funds and
Data Security Fund$2,500,000.00 Data Security Fund. $2.5 million payable to the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, to be distributed as designated by and in the sole discretion of the Attorneys General for the purposes of initiatives by the States to research the benefits of data security technology and develop best practices, protocols, policies or model legislation or regulations concerning data security or data security technology; and develop and implement programs, education and outreach for consumers with respect to data security; for other efforts to examine data security matters and to protect consumer privacy; and for other uses permitted by state law. This payment ($2.5 million) to the Data Security Fund shall be held in trust by the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General for the benefit of the Attorneys General of the States consistent with this paragraph VII.A.2. Distributions from the Data Security Fund may come from interest or principal and shall be made only pursuant to instructions from a majority of the five State Attorneys General that comprise the Data Security Fund Committee, namely, the Attorneys General of California, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Tennessee;
Attorney Fees and Costs$1,750,000.00 Attorney Fees and Costs
$9,750,000.00
OSF Summary

This settlement was agreed to by 41 states attorney's general, led by Massachusetts. It essentially settles all lawsuits filed by the 41 signatories, in exchange for various criteria (security steps that the organization has to abide by and/or implement), as well as some monetary awards detailed above.

There was no single, federal lawsuit field by the attorney's general, instead this addresses all the individual lawsuits filed in state courts by the attorneys general.

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CONSUMER - In Re: TJX Companies Retail Security Breach Litigation

Filed On Justia Link Pacer Link Court Federal? Case Number Pacer Case Number Incident
2007-01-29 Pacer Docket Justia District of Massachusetts true 1:07-cv-10162-WGY-CONSUMER 1 548
Case Files
Awards / Settlements
AwardMonetary ValueDescription
Plaintiffs Attorney's Fees$6,500,000.00 Plaintiffs Attorney's Fees
Self-Certification Vouchers for the Class$7,000,000.00 People who claim to have made a purchase and suffered damages can self-certify for a $30 voucher.
Documentary Support Vouchers for the ClassNone Un-capped pool of vouchers for class members who can demostrate a purchase during the timeframe. Seems to be capped at $60 per claimant, but not certain.
$13,500,000.00
OSF Summary

Consolidated class-action lawsuits against TJX Companies, Inc. Broken into tracks, the 'consumers track', and the 'financial institutions' track.


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