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Chattanooga Heart Institute Data Breach Investigation

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The Lyon Firm is investigating an alleged Chattanooga Heart Institute data breach. The firm is currently involved in numerous data privacy cases and has experience filing data theft claims on behalf of plaintiffs in Tennessee and nationwide.

On July 28, 2023, The Chattanooga Heart Institute started notifying employees and current and former patients about a data breach that may have leaked sensitive personal information. According to the notice letters, on April 17, 2023, the institute identified signs of a cyberattack that took place in March 2023. Karakurt threat actors had previously claimed to have attacked the system and said they exfiltrated 158 GB of data.

The institute estimates that the private information of more that 170,000 individuals may have been impacted.

About The Chattanooga Heart Institute

The Chattanooga Heart Institute is a healthcare provider specializing in vascular and cardiological care in Chattanooga, Tennessee. If you received a data breach letter from the institute, contact us as soon as possible to discuss your legal rights in response to the security incident.

WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE BREACH?

The Heart Institute has reported the following information was potentially compromised in the recent data breach:

  • Full names
  • Mailing addresses
  • Email addresses
  • Phone number
  • Dates of birth
  • Drivers’ license numbers
  • Social Security numbers
  • Account information
  • Health insurance information
  • Diagnosis information
  • Lab results
  • Medications

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU RECEIVED NOTICE OF THE CHATTANOOGA HEART DATA BREACH?

If you would like a free, confidential consultation with a privacy lawyer, contact us by phone or intake form below. We represent thousands of plaintiffs nationwide and aim to reach a quick and worthy settlement for all data theft victims.