Attorneys at Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP have successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of data breach victims. We are currently investigating the data breach at MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL, INC., as well as other data breaches. If you received a notification letter relating to this data breach or believe that your information may have been unlawfully accessed, please contact us to discuss your your legal options.
Identity theft is a multi-billion-dollar problem. Although many companies have responded to this threat appropriately, some continue to risk theft of the sensitive personal and medical information entrusted to them by consumers and patients. Unfortunately, it appears MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL, INC. in Maine failed to protect the sensitive information of a massive number of people.
HOW DID THE BREACH OCCUR?
According to various news sources, on May 4, 2023, MDIH detected unusual activity within its computer network. In response, MDIH notified law enforcement, secured its systems, and then launched an investigation with the assistance of third-party data security specialists. The incident resulted in an unauthorized party being able to access consumers’ sensitive information, which includes their names, Social Security numbers, financial account information, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers, state identification numbers, and protected health information .
Cybercriminal use personal information with the primary incentive of using that private data to commit identity theft and financial fraud. Identity theft wreaks havoc on consumers’ finances, credit history, and reputation and can take time, money, and patience to resolve. Identity thieves use stolen personal information for a variety of crimes, including credit card fraud, phone or utilities fraud, banking or finance fraud, government fraud, and medical identity theft. Moreover, a person whose personal information has been compromised may not see the full extent of identity theft or fraud for years.
IF YOU RECEIVED A BREACH NOTIFICATION LETTER FROM MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HOSPITAL, INC. – YOU NEED TO ACT NOW.
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