Data Breach

Kids Care Dental & Orthodontic Data Breach

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You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you're receiving this message, it's because your personal information may have been compromised in a recent data breach at Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics. Lawyers are ready to help those affected navigate through this challenging time and explore options for compensation.

What Happened?

On June 15, 2023, Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics experienced unauthorized access to their systems, leading to a data breach. This incident was discovered two days later, prompting immediate action to secure the systems and investigate the extent of the breach. By January 26, 2024, it was confirmed that personal information, including names and other sensitive data elements, had been compromised. While there is no evidence of misuse of the data at this time, the potential for identity theft and fraud is a concern for all affected individuals.

Your Rights and Next Steps

Review the Notice: The first step is to carefully review the Notice to Consumers provided by Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics. This document outlines the specifics of the data breach and the types of information that were exposed.

Enroll in Protection Services: Kids Care is offering complimentary medical monitoring and identity protection services through CyEx. To enroll, visit their enrollment page or call 1.866.622.9303 using the provided Enrollment Code.

Monitor Your Accounts: Keep a close eye on your account statements and credit reports. If you notice any suspicious activity, report it immediately to your financial institution.

Place a Fraud Alert: Contact one of the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion) to place a fraud alert on your credit reports. This alerts creditors to verify your identity before opening new accounts in your name.

Consider a Credit Freeze: A credit freeze prevents credit, loans, and services from being approved in your name without your consent. Contact the credit bureaus to set this up.

File Reports: If you suspect identity theft, file a report with local law enforcement, the FTC, and your state attorney general.

Tax Identity Theft Protection: The IRS offers an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) that provides an extra layer of protection for your tax returns.

Stay Informed: For additional information and resources, visit the FTC's identity theft website or the California Attorney General's data breach report page.

Joining a Lawsuit

If you've been affected by the Kids Care Dental & Orthodontics data breach, you may have the right to join a class action lawsuit to seek compensation for damages incurred as a result of the breach. By completing the below form, you can take the first step towards holding the responsible parties accountable for the protection of your personal information.

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