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 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is a health insurance company headquartered in Chicago, providing more than 8.1 million individuals health insurance. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois became aware of a cyberattack impacting a vendor which it entrusted data to on June 23, 2023. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has disclosed the breach involves the confidential and personal information of insured individuals on its systems, including but not limited to:
- email addresses,
- dates of birth,
- Social Security numbers,
- claims numbers,
- bank account information, and
- medical history and service information.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois did not report the data breach to the authorities and the affected parties for months – not until August 14, 2023. In total, the data of 192,231 individuals was compromised in the breach.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF ILLINOIS 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 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates or Jon Deters at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.