Kemper Proposes $17.6M Settlement of Data Breach Claims

Insurance Journal reports and update on litigation stemming from a breach previously noted on this site.

Kemper Insurance has proposed to settle a class action stemming from two data breaches in a deal valued at about $17.6 million.

The dual breaches could have compromised the personal information of an estimated 6.1 million customers and employees. The breach incidents occurred on December 14, 2020 and March 25, 2021 and were announced by the insurer in March and May 25, 2021.

The class action and settlement also involve Infinity Insurance Co., a subsidiary that sells nonstandard auto policies and was acquired by Kemper in 2018. Kemper offers home, life, auto, business, property and umbrella insurance.

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