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The Lyon Firm Files CR England Data Breach Class Action Complaint

UPDATE: The Lyon Firm has filed a class action complaint against CR England in Utah.

The plaintiffs alleges that C.R. England failed to reasonably secure, monitor, and maintain Personally Identifiable Information (PII) provided by clients, consumers, and employees, including full names, addresses, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers stored on its private network.

As a result, Plaintiffs allegedly suffered damages in the form of identity theft, loss of value of their PII, out-of-pocket expenses and the value of their time.

The Lyon Firm is actively involved in class action personal privacy and data theft cases and is currently investigating CR England data breach claims on behalf of plaintiffs in Utah and nationwide.

According to reports, CR England has begun sending out data breach notices to over 224,000 individuals. In October 2021, CR England discovered unauthorized activity on their systems and hired cybersecurity experts to conduct an investigation into the security incident. It was determined that there was unauthorized access to certain files that may include Social Security numbers. On April 20, 2022, CR England determined that the potentially stolen files contained the personal information of thousands of individuals.

Cr England is a transportation company that offers logistics solutions as well as driver’s education.

What Information was Involved?

The info leaked is not yet known, however, compromised information in data security incidents often include the following:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Passport number
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information
  • Financial information and bank account numbers

Joe Lyon is a highly-rated data breach lawyer and Privacy Attorney representing plaintiffs nationwide in class action security breach lawsuits.

Can You Sue following the CR England Data Breach?

Entities that collect and store data have a duty to protect personal information to the best of their ability. When they are negligent, and a data theft incident occurs, they may be liable for the following:

  • Improperly monitoring data security systems for existing intrusions
  • Not ensuring that vendors with access to computer systems and data employ reasonable security procedures
  • Improperly training employees in handling emails containing personal data and maintain adequate email security practices
  • Failure to implement technical policies and procedures to allow electronic data access only to individuals or software programs granted access rights
  • Failure to implement procedures to review records of information system activity regularly, such as audit logs, access reports and security incident tracking reports
  • Improperly protecting against reasonably anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of stored data

An experienced class action privacy attorney can determine if you are eligible to file a data breach lawsuit or join a class of plaintiffs. Lawyers investigating the matter can assist in determining the following:

  • Did CR England fail to adopt security safeguards that would have prevented a breach?
  • Did CR England notify customers as soon as it learned of the incident?
  • Did CR England provide a complete list of all individuals impacted?
  • Did CR England  provide security in line with industry standards?

What Should You Do Following the CR England Data Breach?

Regardless of the reason for a security breach, victims have the right to file a claim against a company for failing to protect their information. All companies and organizations must exercise reasonable care in protecting patient information, and if they do not, they can be held liable for the damages that result, including identity theft.

Security breach plaintiffs and privacy attorneys representing plaintiffs have been able to settle multi-million dollar recoveries. If you or a loved one has received notice of an online security incident affecting you, or suspect signs of identity theft, contact a data theft lawyer for a free consultation.

Individuals can be ruined financially and emotionally, and deserve proper online security measures. But many companies and hospitals violate privacy laws and consumer rights, and thus face class action lawsuits.

After a data breach turns your life upside down, remember that you are not the only victim. There are millions of Americans who suffer from data privacy events every year, and in turn, seek legal action for compensation and to hold companies accountable for negligent security systems.

If you want more information on current data security litigation and how to file a data theft class action lawsuit, contact The Lyon Firm for a free and confidential data breach case review.