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Weirton Medical Center Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

by | Mar 20, 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 Weirton Medical Center.

Weirton Medical Center, located in Weirton, West Virginia, provides a wide range of healthcare related services.  If you receive a notice of data breach letter from Weirton Medical Center, please contact us as soon as possible so we can explain your legal rights in response to the data breach. 

What Happened?

On March 20, 2024, Weirton Medical Center reported a significant data breach to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR).1 On January 18, 2024, Weirton Medical Center identified unauthorized access to its computer systems leading to the compromise of sensitive personal information belonging to 26,793 patients.2  

What Data was Compromised in the Weirton Medical Center Data Breach?

Weirton Medical Center disclosed the data breach involves sensitive confidential information, including3:

·       Name

·       Date of birth

·       Social Security number

·       Treatment information

·       Medical information  

·       Health insurance information  

·       Balances due on medical bills


What Should I do if I Received Notification of the Data Breach from Weirton Medical Center?

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 Weirton Medical Center 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://oag.my.site.com/datasecuritybreachreport/apex/DataSecurityReportsPage

2  Id.