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 TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL, 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 TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL in Florida failed to protect the sensitive information of a massive number of people.
HOW DID THE BREACH OCCUR?
According to various news sources, on May 31, 2023, Tampa General Hospital discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Tampa General Hospital determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information between May 12 and May 30, 2023. According to a cybersecurity notice posted on its website, Tampa General Hospital will begin contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:Name, Social Security number, Date of birth, Address, Contact information (e.g., phone number), Health insurance information, Medical record numbers, Patient account numbers, Dates of service, and Treatment 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 TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL – YOU NEED TO ACT NOW.
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