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Gerson Lehrman Group Data Breach: Know Your Rights

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You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you're one of the individuals affected by the recent data breach involving Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (GLG), it's important to understand that you may be entitled to compensation. Lawyers are ready to help guide you through the process of protecting your rights and seeking any damages you may be owed due to this incident.

What Happened?

On February 5, 2024, GLG, a leading information services firm, discovered a data breach that compromised the Social Security Numbers of 152,621 people across the United States, including 338 in the state of Maine. GLG is known for connecting decision-makers with industry experts, boasting the world's largest insight network. The breach was publicly disclosed on March 12, 2024, and has since been reported to the Maine Attorney General's office. Consumers were notified of the breach on the same day through written communication.

For more details on GLG's privacy practices, you can review their privacy policy. The disclosure of the data breach can be found on the Maine Attorney General's website.

Your Rights and Next Steps

As an individual potentially impacted by this data breach, you have specific rights and there are critical steps you should take to safeguard your personal information:

  • Review Your Credit Reports: Obtain a copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus to check for any unauthorized activity.
  • Fraud Alerts: Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit files, which warns creditors to take extra steps to verify your identity before granting credit.
  • Credit Freeze: A more secure option is to freeze your credit, which prevents creditors from accessing your credit report entirely and stops new accounts from being opened in your name.
  • Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your financial accounts for any signs of unauthorized transactions. If you spot any, report them immediately to your financial institution.
  • Beware of Scams: Be vigilant against phishing attempts or scam calls that may exploit the data breach. Never give out personal information unless you've verified the identity of the requester.
  • Consider Legal Action: You have the right to seek legal action if you've suffered harm due to the breach. Lawyers are ready to help you understand and pursue this option.

Remember, time is of the essence when it comes to responding to a data breach. Taking immediate action can help mitigate potential damages and protect your personal information from further risk.

Joining a Lawsuit

If you believe you have been affected by the GLG data breach and are considering legal action, you can join others who are seeking justice and compensation. By completing the below form, you will take the first step towards holding GLG accountable for the security lapse and potentially receiving compensation for any damages you have incurred. Lawyers are ready to assist you throughout this process and will work to ensure your rights are fully protected.

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