Evidence of Unauthorized Access to Files With Personal Information
Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that MaxLinear, Inc. filed a data breach notification with the State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, regarding “a security incident affecting some of [MaxLinear’s] systems.”
The breach notification stated, among other things, that MaxLinear’s “. . . investigation to-date has identified evidence of unauthorized access to [its] systems from approximately April 15, 2020 until May 24, 2020[,]” and the company’s “. . . investigation has also identified evidence of unauthorized access to files containing personal information . . ..”
MaxLinear stated in the notification that “[t]he information contained in these documents may include your name, personal and company email address and personal mailing address, employee ID number, driver’s license number, financial account number, Social Security number, date of birth, work location, compensation and benefit information, dependent, and date of employment.” [Emphasis added.]
Have You Been Impacted by A Data Breach?
If so, please either contact Kehoe Law Firm, P.C., Michael Yarnoff, Esq., (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, [email protected], complete the form on the right or e-mail [email protected] for a free, no-obligation case evaluation of your facts to determine whether your privacy rights have been violated and whether there is a basis for a data privacy class action.
Examples of the type of relief sought by data privacy class actions, include, but are not limited to, reimbursement of identity theft losses and of out-of-pocket costs paid by data breach victims for protective measures such as credit monitoring services, credit reports, and credit freezes; compensation for time spent responding to the breach; imposition of credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance, paid for by the defendant company; and improvements to the defendant company’s data security systems.
Data privacy class actions are brought on a contingent-fee basis; thus, plaintiffs and the class members do not pay out-of-pocket attorney’s fees or litigation costs. Subject to court approval, attorney’s fees and litigation costs are derived from the recovery obtained for the class.