Potter Handy LLP: Consumer Privacy Attorneys in SF Investigating Breach of PHI

Physician’s Business Office Data Breach Lawsuit

San Francisco Law Firm Potter Handy LLP prevails for Its clients against business breaches and illegal shakedowns of consumers’ protected health information. Our consumer attorneys have successfully represented clients in similar cases and will work tirelessly to protect the rights and privacy of those affected by the PBO data breach incident.

In April 2022, Physician’s Business Office, Inc. became aware of unusual activity within its computer environment. A digital forensics and incident response team was hired to investigate what happened and help figure out if any sensitive information was involved. PBO subsequently determined that certain information on PBO’s computer systems may have been accessed or acquired by an unknown individual, including personal and protected health information in files that PBO maintained in the course of its services.

Potter Handy LLP is conducting a breach investigation on behalf of its clients whose protected health information may have been illegally accessed by an unknown individual. As consumer rights and privacy attorneys, Potter Handy, LLP is dedicated to fighting for their clients against business breaches and illegal shakedowns.


What Protected Health Information Was Involved in the Illegal Breach of PBO’s Consumers?

The investigation has determined that the incident may have resulted in unauthorized access to some personal and protected health information. The information at issue varies by individual and may include:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Disability code
  • Personal address
  • Medical treatment
  • Contact information
  • Diagnosis information
  • Social security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Prescription information
  • Health insurance account information

If you received notice that your information was stolen due to the Physician’s Business Office data breach, you may be entitled to damages or other remedies.

Contact the California law office of San Francisco Attorney Mark Potter with Potter Handy LLP at (858) 293-4614. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding the PBO data breach. No out-of-pocket expenses from you. View example of what the letter looks like.


Steps to Take if Your Personal Information Was Stolen

If you believe your personal information was stolen as part of this data breach, there are steps you can take:

  1. Review your credit report for any unauthorized transactions.
  2. Place a fraud alert on your credit file.
  3. Monitor your credit report for any changes.
  4. Close any accounts that have been tampered with or opened fraudulently.
  5. Notify your financial institution(s).

You should also consider speaking with an experienced data breach attorney who can help explain your legal rights, assess whether you have a claim and guide you through the next steps.


San Francisco Attorney Mark Potter with Potter Handy LLP Investigates Data Breach at Physician’s Business Office

San Francisco law firm, Potter Handy, LLP, specializes in protecting consumer privacy, including cases involving the illegal acquisition of protected health information (PHI). Potter Handy is currently investigating and pursuing legal action on behalf of affected individuals in the Physician’s Business Office data breach case.

If you received a letter that your information has been stolen because of an illegal breach, you may be entitled to compensation or other remedies.

(858) 293-4614 Call now to review your case with our intake specialist. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding the PBO data breach.