The law firm of CaseyGerry is investigating a cyber security incident that has affected 1.3 million individuals.
Florida-based healthcare provider, Broward Health, has reported a notice of breach that has compromised patient and staff personal and health-related data.
According to the report filed, Broward Health became aware of unauthorized access to the company’s network systems on October 19, 2021. Their investigations uncovered that a hacker gained access to their system, which contained personal and health-related information, on October 15, 2021. The compromised files included highly sensitive patient and staff information such as:
According to an article by ZDNet, Broward Health warned affected individuals that they are now at risk of medical identity theft due to the data breach.
If you are a patient or employee of Broward Health, and have received notification of the breach, please contact our attorneys at (619) 238-1811 to discuss your legal rights.