Data Breach

Family Health Center Data Breach Investigation

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Shamis & Gentile P.A., one of the nation's premier class action law firms specializing in data breach cases, is investigating the Family Health Center data breach. If you were affected by the data breach, your sensitive personally identifiable information may have been exposed, and you may be eligible for compensation.

About Family Health Center

Family Health Center was established in 1971 and is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This healthcare provider serves over 50,000 patients annually, offering services in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, and dental care.

What Happened?

On January 25, 2024, Family Health Center experienced a significant network disruption, affecting the functionality and access to certain systems. Immediate actions were taken to secure the network and a comprehensive investigation was launched with the help of cybersecurity experts. It was discovered that an unauthorized actor had accessed certain files. The types of consumer information exposed include:

  • Social Security Numbers
  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information

Your Rights and Next Steps

If your information was compromised in this breach, it's important to remain vigilant. Monitor your financial accounts and credit reports for any unusual activity. Family Health Center has offered affected individuals free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services through Cyberscout for 12 months. It is advisable to take advantage of these services to safeguard your information further. Additionally, consider placing a fraud alert or a security freeze on your credit reports to prevent new accounts from being opened in your name without your consent.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you believe your data was compromised in this breach, you might be eligible for compensation. Lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and guide you through the process of securing what you are owed due to this breach. Please consider filling out the below form to join a lawsuit and potentially receive compensation for the mishandling of your personal information.


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