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ELECTROMED DATA BREACH CLASS ACTION INVESTIGATION

by | Aug 18, 2021 | Class Action, Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases around the country, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to ELECTROMED, INC. by its customers, employees, associates, and/or contractors, including sensitive personal information and confidential personal health information, including Social Security numbers and potentially driver’s license numbers. Electromed is based in New Prague, Minnesota.

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

On August 17, 2021, it was reported that Electromed experienced a security breach in June 2021 in which hackers gained access to certain IT systems.[1] Electromed “determined that the unauthorized third party accessed certain files that contained the personal and protected health information of its customers, as well as information of its employees and certain third-party contractors.”[2]

 

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

Electromed’s Data Breach potentially exposed,

  • customer’s first and last names,
  • mailing addresses,
  • medical information,
  • health insurance information,
    • and for associates,
      • Social Security numbers,
      • Driver’s license numbers, and,
      • Financial account information.[3]

According to Electromed’s reporting to HHS, roughly 47,200 individuals were impacted by the Data Breach.[4]

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE ELECTROMED 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 in response to the Electromed Data Breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

 

 

[1] https://www.hipaajournal.com/phi-of-47000-individuals-potentially-compromised-in-electromed-inc-data-breach/

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/breach/breach_report.jsf