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Logan Health Medical Center Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Feb 24, 2022 | Class Action, 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 Logan Health Medical Center, formerly Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Logan Health Medical Center, one of the hospitals in the Logan Health system, is located in Kalispell, Montana, and services the northern Montana region. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Logan Health Medical Center, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to information recently provided to the Maine Attorney General by its counsel, on or around November 22, 2021, Logan Health Medical Center detected unusual activity within its computer systems including evidence of unauthorized access to its servers.[1] On January 5, 2022, Logan Health Medical Center’s investigation determined that there was unauthorized access to certain files, which contained personal information related to patients, employees, and business associates.[2]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

Logan Health Medical Center did not notify victims of the breach until February 22, 2022.[3]  In total, the data of 213,543 individuals was compromised in the breach.[4] The letters to victims do not explain why Logan Health Medical Center waited over three months after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.[5]

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

Logan Health Medical Center has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:

  • Full names,
  • Social Security numbers,
  • Dates of birth.[6]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE LOGAN HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER 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 Logan Health Medical Center 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/fe144e20-24e4-4b3f-be70-94db46b992e8.shtml

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.

[6] Id.