Smile Brands Lawsuit – Data Breach of Medical Information
Consumer Protection Attorneys in California
On April 24, 2021, Smile Brands became aware of a ransomware attack, which affected certain of their systems containing protected health information (PHI). Smile Brands promptly launched an investigation, notified law enforcement, engaged leading cybersecurity firms to assist in assessing the scope of the incident, and terminated the unauthorized access.
Unfortunately, certain data on their network appears to have been acquired by an unauthorized third party.
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.
(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 Smile Brands 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?
The information involved may include:
- Your name
- Telephone number
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
- Diagnosis information
Smile Brands Lawsuit – 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.