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Columbus Regional Healthcare System Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

by | Jan 22, 2024 | Class Action

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 Columbus Regional Healthcare System. 

Columbus Regional Healthcare System is as healthcare system headquartered in Whiteville, North Carolina that operates ten facilities in Leland and Whiteville, N.C. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Columbus Regional Healthcare System please contact us as soon as possible so we can explain your legal rights in response to the data breach.

What Happened?

On January 19, 2024, Columbus Regional Healthcare System reported that it suffered a large data breach. Columbus Regional Healthcare System learned that between May 19, 2023 and May 21, 2023 an unauthorized party accessed and copied certain information from its network.1 In total, the data of 132,887 victims was compromised in the Columbus Regional Healthcare System data breach.2 According to sources, the Columbus Regional Healthcare System data breach is the result of a ransomware attack by the Daixin ransomware group. Daixin claims to have encrypted the CRHS network on May 18, 2023, after exfiltrating data and deleting backups stored on the system.

What Data was Compromised in the Columbus Regional Healthcare System Data Breach?

The data breach may have involved sensitive confidential information, including:

  • Full Name
  • Social Security Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Financial Information
  • Medical Information
  • Health Insurance Information

 

What Should I do if I Received Notification of the Data Breach from Columbus Regional Healthcare System?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies related to the Columbus Regional Healthcare System data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC attorney Justin C. Walker 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/40/7eaf9a77-7c1f-4844-a9a5-15e43f7d89ee.shtml

2   Id.

3 https://www.databreaches.net/another-hospital-hit-by-ransomware-columbus-regional-healthcare-system-in-north-carolina-hit-by-daixin/