Over a doctor’s shoulder we see a spreadsheet of medical data on a vulnerable hospital computer.

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists Data Breach Investigation

The Lyon Firm is investigating data breach claims related to Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC. Reports suggest over 240,000 individuals may have had their personal data compromised.

In March 2023, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists (BOS) discovered a cyberattack that impacted its computer systems. The company secured its systems and began a data breach investigation. The review concluded that there was in fact unauthorized access to BOS IT systems between February 3, 2023, and March 5, 2023.

The company determined the accessed files contained protected health information and personal information. The potentially leaked information in the files  includes name, health information and Social Security number.

On September 1, 2023, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC began sending out data breach notices to victims of the security breach incident. In total, the data of 242,986 victims was compromised.

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC is a healthcare entity headquartered in Gautier, MS and claims to be the largest provider of orthopedic care on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  If you received a data breach notification letter from BOS, you may contact us as soon as possible so we can consider legal action in response to the data breach event.

What Should I do if I Received a Data Breach Letter from Bienville Orthopaedic?

It’s important to take the next steps to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft. If you would like to have a free consult with a privacy attorney to discuss your legal rights and potential compensation, contact the Lyon Firm. Our lawyers are currently working on data privacy litigation on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide.