Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Metro Infectious Disease Consultants (“MIDC”), including sensitive personal information and confidential personal health/clinical information, including Social Security numbers.
On June 24, 2021, Metro Infectious Disease Consultants learned that unauthorized actors accessed certain of MIDC’s employees’ emails accounts. “MIDC is notifying all potentially impacted individuals for whom it has a valid mailing address and has arranged for complimentary identity protection and credit monitoring services for these individuals whose Social Security number or driver’s license numbers were impacted.” MIDC reported the data breach to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services on August 16, 2021, almost two months after the data incident.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Metro Infectious Disease Consultants’ data breach potentially exposed,
- date of birth,
- account number,
- insurance information,
- prescription information,
- limited clinical information,
- Social Security number, and,
- Driver’s license number.
According to Metro Infectious Disease Consultants’ reporting to HHS, roughly 171,740 individuals were impacted by the Data Breach.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE METRO INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONSULTANTS 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 Metro Infectious Disease Consultants 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.