American Medical Technologies Reports Potential Data Security Incident Possibly Involving Personal Information
Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that American Medical Technologies (“AMT”) submitted a “breach notification sample” letter to the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, which, among other things, stated that “[o]n or about December 17, 2019 [AMT] discovered suspicious activity within an employee’s email account.” According to AMT, “[a]fter an extensive and comprehensive investigation and data mining process, on May 14, 2020, [AMT] learned that [one’s] personal information may have been available to the attacker during the incident.”
Of significance, AMT reported that its investigation disclosed that “. . . Social Security number, medical record number, diagnosis information, health insurance policy or individual subscriber number, medical history information, HIPAA account information, driver’s license/state identification number, or taxpayer ID number, may have been impacted by this incident.”
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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.