DATA BREACH ALERT: Edelson Lechtzin LLP Is Investigating Claims On Behalf Of Customers Whose Personal Data May Have Been Compromised By Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Data Breach
NEWTOWN, PA, May 16, 2023 — The law firm of Edelson Lechtzin LLP is investigating claims regarding data privacy violations by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (“HPHC” or the “Company”) resulting from a data breach that occurred between March 28 and April 17, 2023. The Company learned of suspicious activity on April 17, 2023 but failed to notify customers until June 15, 2023. The data breach affected over 2.5 million individuals.
Background on HPHC
HPHC is a non-profit health services company based in Canton, Massachusetts serving the New England region of the United States.
On April 17, 2023, HPHC discovered a ransomware incident that impacted systems that support Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Commercial and Medicare Advantage Stride plans. The files at issue may contain the following types of personal information: names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, health insurance account information, Social Security numbers, taxpayer identification numbers, medical history, diagnoses, treatment, dates of service and provider names.
How can I protect my personal data?
Edelson Lechtzin LLP is investigating bringing a class action lawsuit to seek legal remedies on behalf of customers who may have had their sensitive personal and patient data compromised by the HPHC data breach.
For more information, please contact:
Marc H. Edelson, Esq.
Eric Lechtzin, Esq.
EDELSON LECHTZIN LLP
411 S. State Street, Suite N-300
Newtown, PA 18940
Phone: 844-696-7492 or 215-867-2399 ext. 1
Email: [email protected]
Edelson Lechtzin LLP is a national class action law firm with offices in Pennsylvania and California. In addition to cases involving data breaches, our lawyers focus on class and collective litigation in cases alleging securities and investment fraud, violations of the federal antitrust laws, employee benefit plans under ERISA, wage theft and unpaid overtime, consumer fraud, and dangerous and defective drugs and medical devices.
This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions. No class has been certified in this case, so you are not represented by counsel unless you retain one. You may select counsel of your choice. You may also remain an absent class member and do nothing at this point. Your ability to share in any potential future recovery is not dependent upon serving as lead plaintiff.