Deer Oaks Behavioral Health Data Breach Investigation
According to a data breach notice sent out to victims and Attorneys General, over 171,000 individuals may have had their personal information compromised in the Deer Oaks data security incident. Contact a data breach lawyer to review your case.
What Happened at Deer Oaks?
Deer Oaks Behavioral Health, a mental healthcare provider operating out of San Antonio, Texas, has announced that it has experienced a cybersecurity incident, first discovered on September 1, 2023.
Deer Oaks became aware of the alleged unauthorized activity within its computer network and began a forensic investigation to determine the nature and scope of security breach. After a full review, Deer Oaks concluded that the names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, diagnosis codes, insurance information, and treatment service types of patients may have been accessed and acquired.
Data Breach Notification letters to impacted individuals were mailed on October 31, 2023, specifying the exact details of the breach and which data may have been leaked. Deer Oaks is offering a year of complimentary credit monitoring and identity theft restoration services, though victims may take legal action to recover losses related to identity theft and fraud. The Lyon Firm recommends taking immediate action to mitigate fraud risk.
Call to discuss your best steps forward after a data theft incident. You are urged to initiate a fraud alert and security freeze on credit files, and sign up for free credit reports. It is prudent to remain vigilant for incidents of fraud and identity theft by reviewing your online accounts and financial statements.
About Deer Oaks Behavioral Health
Deer Oaks, which operates out of Texas, provides psychological and psychiatric services to residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities. The entity offers Tele-Behavioral Health services, psychological testing, diagnostic assessment, and medication management and adjustments. The clinicians are well-versed in plans associated with depression, anxiety, history of trauma, withdrawal, agitation, grief, bereavement, confusion, memory loss, hallucinations, delusions, non-compliance with rehabilitation programs, alcohol and substance abuse, as well as conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and schizoaffective disorder.
Can I File a Class Action Data Breach Lawsuit?
Contact an attorney if you or a loved one has received notice of your personal data being compromised by Deer Oaks or another entity that collected and stored your information. Our legal team is involved in a wide range of data privacy litigation in all fifty states. We offer free and confidential case reviews and work on a contingency fee basis.
Contact us to discuss your legal options. You may be eligible to file a claim or join an existing class action. We aim to provide compensation to data theft victims and to hold negligent companies accountable for your losses.