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Correcthealth Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Aug 29, 2022 | Class Action

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 CorrectHealth.

CorrectHealth is the largest private provider of correctional healthcare based in Georgia and Louisana. If you received a notice of data breach letter from CorrectHealth, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.

WHAT HAPPENED?

On November 10, 2021, CorrectHealth detected a cyberattack on its computer systems.[1] The investigation that followed determined that an unauthorized actor had access to certain CorrectHealth email accounts for an undisclosed amount of time.[2]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

CorrectHealth’s investigation concluded on January 28, 2022, yet notice was not provided to the affected individuals until August 25, 2022.[3] In total, the data of 54,066 individuals was compromised in the breach.[4] CorrectHealth has not explained why it waited seven months to disclose the breach.

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

CorrectHealth has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:

  • full names,
  • addresses, and
  • Social Security numbers.[5]

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE CORRECTHEALTH 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 CorrectHealth 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/40/7b84f223-3af8-4c22-88c6-ae8d58659055.shtml

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.