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Injured Workers Pharmacy Data Breach Investigation

by | Feb 4, 2022 | Firm News

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 Injured Workers Pharmacy, including sensitive personal information of injured workers utilizing their services. Injured Workers Pharmacy is a home delivery pharmacy service that delivers prescription medications to the homes of injured workers, headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to information recently submitted to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, on or around May 11, 2021, Injured Workers Pharmacy learned of suspicious activity related to an Injured Workers Pharmacy employee email account. Injured Workers Pharmacy’s investigation revealed a hacker accessed various company email accounts for nearly five months, between January 16, 2021, and May 12, 2021

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

Injured Workers Pharmacy did not begin notifying victims of the breach until February 3, 2022.[1] In total, the data of approximately 75,771 individuals was compromised in the breach.[2] The letters to victims do not explain why Injured Workers Pharmacy waited approximately nine months after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.[3]

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

Injured Workers Pharmacy has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:

  • Names,
  • Social Security numbers, and
  • [4]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE INJURED WORKERS PHARMACY 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 responding to the Injured Workers Pharmacy 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://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/2dc28a16-43bd-4e2d-8569-997c261dc398.shtml

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] Id.