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Personal Touch Holding Corporation Data Breach Investigation

| Apr 6, 2021 | Firm News

Did you receive a recent data breach notification from Personal Touch Holding Corp. (“PTHC”) relating to a data breach involving its employees’ and patients’ sensitive data? If so, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC as soon as possible to understand your legal rights.

What happened?

PTHC announced that on January 27, 2021, it discovered that it experienced a cybersecurity attack on the private cloud hosted by its managed service providers. The cloud contained personal information of the patients and employees of PTHC’s subsidiaries.

Specifically, PTHC has admitted information exposed in the breach may include patients’ “medical treatment information, insurance card, and health plan benefit numbers, medical record numbers, first and last name, address, telephone numbers, date of birth, Social Security number, and financial information, including check copies, credit card numbers, and bank account information.”

With regard to its employees, PTHC has admitted that information exposed in the breach “may include first and last name, address, telephone numbers, date of birth, Social Security numbers (including dependent and spouse Social Security numbers), driver’s license number, passport numbers, birth certificates, background and credit reports, demographic information, usernames and passwords used at the Company, personal email addresses, fingerprints, insurance card and health and welfare plan benefit numbers, retirement benefits information, medical treatment information, check copies, and other financial information necessary for payroll.”

The PTHC subsidiaries with information exposed in the breach include PT Intermediate Holding, Inc.;  Personal-Touch Home Care of W. Va. Inc.;  PT Hospice of PA Inc.;  Personal Touch Care of PA, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Ohio, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Baltimore, Inc.;  PT Home Services of San Antonio, Inc.;  Houston-Personal Touch Home Care, Inc.;  PT Home Services of Dallas, Inc.;  Houston-Personal Touch Home-Aides, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Indiana, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Greater Portsmouth, Inc.;  Personal-Touch Home Care of N.J., Inc.;  PT Management Services, Inc.;  Personal-Touch Home Care of N.Y., Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of KY, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of S.E. Mass., Inc.;  PTS of Westchester, Inc.; Personal-Touch Home Aides of New York, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Westchester, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Long Island, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home-Aides, Inc. (PA);  Personal Touch Home Care of VA, Inc.;  Personal Touch Hospice of VA, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home –Aides, Inc. (MA);  Personal Touch Home Aides of VA, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care of Mass., Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Aides of Baltimore, Inc.;  Personal Touch Home Care IPA, Inc.

What if I think my data may have been exposed or I received a notification from PTHC about the data breach?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through this link: https://www.msdlegal.com/blog/.