Welcome to the Information Website for the Taconic Biosciences Data Breach Settlement

A Settlement Agreement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging that Taconic Biosciences, Inc. ("Taconic" or "Defendant") disclosed to an unauthorized person certain personally identifying information of its present and former employees. This disclosure occurred on or about January 30, 2017 ("Data Disclosure"). The information disclosed included names, addresses, social security numbers, and 2016 income information ("W-2 Data"). If you have been affected by the unauthorized disclosure, you may be entitled to payment under the Settlement Agreement reached in this case.

As part of this Settlement, Taconic has agreed to pay certain types of claims for all Class Members and provide enrollment in an identity theft protection service.

Your legal rights are affected even if you do nothing. Read this website carefully.


Your Options
Submit a Claim
Deadline: One year from Final Approval. A Final Approval hearing is scheduled for July 15, 2019.

Complete and submit a Claim Form and receive Compensation.

By completing and submitting a timely and valid Claim Form, you may recover money or additional credit monitoring and identity theft protection.

The claim filing deadline will be posted on this website after Final Approval is granted. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Ask to be Excluded
Deadline: May 9, 2019

Get out of this lawsuit and get no benefits from it.

Instead of submitting a Claim Form, you may ask to be excluded from the lawsuit. By excluding yourself, you cannot recover as part of this settlement and you keep a right to sue on your own.

Object
Deadline: June 10, 2019

Object to the terms of the Settlement.

You may object to the terms of the Settlement and have your objections heard at the July 15, 2019 Final Approval and Fairness Hearing.

Do Nothing You will not receive any compensation and you will give up your rights to sue Taconic about the issues raised in this case.