Retina Group of Washington Data Breach Investigation
Data Privacy Attorneys at the Lyon Firm are investigating Retina Group of Washington data breach claims on behalf of victims in the DC area and nationwide. Contact our legal team to learn more about filing a data theft class action claims and how to protect yourself following a cyberattack. Free consultations and case review.
Over 455,000 individuals are allegedly being notified that their Social Security numbers and other sensitive personal information were compromised when Retina Group of Washington experienced a recent data security event. Our data breach lawyers are reaching out to victims and offering legal assistance. We are currently involved in numerous data breach cases nationwide, and have settled claims for large classes of plaintiffs.
On December 22, 2023, the Retina Group of Washington filed a notice with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS) describing a large-scale data breach affecting the provider’s patients, originating from a March 2023 IT incident.
The list of sensitive information that was exposed may include the following:
- Social Security numbers
- Driver’s license numbers
- Medical record numbers
- Telephone numbers
- Email addresses
- Dates of birth, demographic information
- Health information
- Payment information
- Insurance information
According to their website, Retina Group of Washington operates specialized ophthalmology clinics to treat retinal diseases, conditions and disorders. The company offers surgical, injection and medical approaches for adult and pediatric patients with retinal problems, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular diseases, retinal vascular diseases, ocular tumors, and ocular trauma.
Contact our data breach lawyers following a notice from Retina Group of Washington or any other entity that has compromised your sensitive personal data. We believe healthcare organizations who collect and store your personal data have a duty to protect it with secure networks. Should a data theft incident occur due to IT security negligence, plaintiffs can take legal action and file a class action claim.