If you are, of have been a patient of 21st Century Oncology of California, you may be the victim of a data breach.
Medical providers have a duty to securely maintain patients’ confidential personal and medical information. Patients reasonably expect that their medical providers will protect the privacy and confidentiality of this sensitive information.
Unfortunately, 21st Century Oncology of California recently announced that the confidential records of 2.2 million of its patients may have been illegally disclosed in a data breach. Current and former patients received a letter in early March informing them that an undisclosed third party may have accessed their database. The compromised information potentially includes names, Social Security numbers, physician’s name, diagnosis and treatment information and insurance information. This disclosure may lead to identity theft and other significant harms.
Attorneys at Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP have successfully brought several lawsuits on behalf of data breach victims. If you or someone you know received a notice regarding this breach, please contact us to discuss your legal options