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 Mercer University (“Mercer”).
Mercer University is a private college with campuses in throughout Georgia in Atlanta, Columbus, Macon, and Savanah. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Mercer University, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On April 5, 2023, Mercer University learned that it had experienced a data breach. In its notice letter to the victims, Mercer stated that its systems were accessed by an unauthorized attacker between February 12, 2023, and February 24, 2023. The University began investigating the data breach on April 5, 2023, and learned on April 30, 2023, that sensitive personal information belonging to current and former Mercer students, employees, and other affiliates.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Mercer University has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- Full names;
- Drivers’ license numbers; and
- Social Security numbers.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE MERCER UNIVERSITY 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 Mercer University 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.
 https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/0b7ed19f-c57a-4d16-8091-3d97008af87d.shtml (last accessed May 25, 2023)