Markovits, Stock & DeMarco LLC, a law firm experienced in data breach class action litigation, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Alameda Health System, including sensitive personal information of current and former patients. Alameda Health System is a health network in Alameda County, California. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Alameda Health System, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
Alameda Healthy System identified unusual activity on its network. Our investigation into Alameda Health System’s data breach is still on-going, but according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, an unauthorized actor was able to gain access to Alameda’s Health System via email and was able to compromise patient and/or employee private information.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Alameda Health Systems has not yet identified victims of its data breach. However, Alameda Health Systems did identify that the data of 90,000 individuals was compromised in the breach.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
We have not yet identified the type of information compromised in the breach, but our experience suggests the following information may have been compromised:
- Full Name;
- Date of Birth;
- Social Security number;
- Driver’s license number;
- Health insurance information;
- Medical treatment / diagnosis information;
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE ALAMEDA COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM DATA BREACH?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential remedies in responding to the Alameda County Health System data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at 513-651-3700 or email us at [email protected].