Barlow Respiratory Hospital Lawsuit – Data Breach of Medical Information

Consumer Protection Attorneys in California

Barlow Respiratory Hospital recently completed their investigation and analysis of the information involved in the incident, and on February 7, 2022, the analysis determined that your information may have been involved.

On August 27, 2021, Barlow Respiratory Hospital first identified the incident, which disrupted the operations of their IT systems. The investigation determined that an unauthorized party gained access to the systems from August 21, 2021 to September 1, 2021.

The investigation also determined that the unauthorized party removed some files from the systems that contained information pertaining to some current and former Barlow employees and physicians. In order to determine what data was involved, Barlow Respiratory Hospital conducted a review and analysis of those files.

The files involved in the incident determined that they may have included your name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, financial account information, online account credentials, medical information, and/or health insurance information.


Consumers Deserve the Highest Level of Security

While identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated at breaking through the data protection of businesses, it is the company’s responsibility to provide the highest level of security for their consumers.

This is especially true when medical information is involved. Medical information of the type lost here, is given special protection under California law.

***For those patients whose data was exposed, Barlow Respiratory Hospital has begun mailing notification letters.***

(858) 293-4614 Call now to review your case with our Data Breach intake specialist. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding the Barlow Respiratory Hospital Lawsuit. 

*HIPAA and CMIA Violations – You may be entitled to damages or other remedies. If you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident, contact Potter Handy, LLP to join our class action lawsuit. No out-of-pocket expenses from you.

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What Information Was Involved?

While the specific data elements vary for each potentially affected individual, the scope of information potentially involved includes:

  • Your name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information
  • Online account credentials
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

This information is called your personal information or your protected health information (PHI). It tells others about you and is part of your identity.

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is in the process of notifying individuals whose information was involved. If you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident, contact Potter Handy, LLP to join our class action lawsuit. No out-of-pocket expenses from you.


Contact Our California Data Breach Lawyers

Have you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident? If so, you may be entitled to damages or other remedies.

Every day, insurance companies and health care providers lose protected medical information through careless acts, such as emailing third parties’ medical information or sending your personal information to third parties without any encryption or protection.

Our attorneys at Potter Handy, LLP have been instrumental in protecting privacy rights.

***For those patients whose data was exposed, Barlow Respiratory Hospital has begun mailing notification letters.***

(858) 293-4614 Call now to review your case with our Data Breach intake specialist. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding the Barlow Respiratory Hospital Lawsuit.