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Med Center Health Facility Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

 Did you receive treatment from a Med Center Health facility between 2011 and 2014?  If so, your personal information may have been stolen during a data breach which affects some 160,000 patients.

The Abbott Law Group, P.A. is investigating the need for a potential class action lawsuit to help victims of the Med Center Health data breach receive financial compensation to pay for services they may need in the future to prevent identity theft.

Contact us for a free consultation to learn if you are eligible to join a Med Center Health class action lawsuit.

 

How the Med Center Health data breach was discovered

According to news agencies, there was an internal review conducted January 2017 which showed their security was breached by a former employee twice.

The former employee duped other staff into believing he needed the billing information of patients to carry out his duties and had unauthorized access to this information and stole the data August 2014 and February 2015.

Federal investigators are currently looking into this matter along with local law enforcement to see if any fraud or identity theft has been committed with the obtained information.

The FBI also claims there does not appear to be any HIPPA violations at this time.

Patient records, history of treatments or diagnosis, or other medical information may not have been stolen during the Med Center Health data breach.

 

Med Center Health Locations affected by the breach

Patients who were treated at one of the locations below between 2011 and 2014 may have had their personal information stolen:

  • The Medical Center – Bowling Green
  • The Medical Center – Scottsville
  • The Medical Center – Franklin
  • Commonwealth Regional Specialty hospital
  • Cal Turner Rehab and Specialty Care
  • Medical Center EMS

The CEO of Med Center Health released a statement that victims of the data breach will receive a written letter in the mail notifying them that their personal information may have been stolen.

Med Center Health will also offer free 1 year of free credit monitoring with identity theft protection.

 

Do I have a Med Center Health class action lawsuit?

If your personal information was stolen and used to commit fraud, then you may be eligible to receive financial compensation.

Med Center Health has a duty to provide care for patients who are at their facilities, and this includes keeping their personal information safe from both internal and outside threats.

Contact us for a free consultation to see if you could be eligible for financial compensation from a possible Med Center Health class action lawsuit.