The impact of a data breach can be limitless, especially if it involves confidential, private health information. American Medical Collections Agency (“AMCA”), a medical vendor, appears to have been involved in a massive data breach disclosing the personal information of at least 20 million people. People who provided their medical information to several companies, including Quest Diagnostics, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (also known as LabCorp), and Opko Health, were victimized by the breach. In addition to medical diagnoses, financial information — like credit card numbers and bank account information, and other sensitive information — like social security numbers, addresses, and birthdates, appear have been exposed.
The attorneys at Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP are committed to ensuring that sensitive data, like the information exposed in the Quest data breach, remains confidential. On June 3, 2019, we filed a class action complaint with the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Quest Diagnostics for allowing hackers to access such sensitive information for seven months, and then doing nothing to inform victims until nearly a year after the breach began.
AMCA has an obligation to keep sensitive information private. If you or someone you know might have been impacted by its failure to do so, please contact us immediately to discuss your legal options. The attorneys at FBFG have recovered tens of millions of dollars for data breach victims and would love to hear your story.