Data Breach

Valley Mountain Regional 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 Valley Mountain Regional 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 Valley Mountain Regional Center

Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC) has been serving individuals with developmental disabilities since 1974, covering areas like San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne counties. They offer diagnosis and ongoing support for conditions such as intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and autism with a team of over 200 employees.

The July 2023 Data Breach

In August 2023, VMRC detected unusual activity in their network, which was later identified as a cybersecurity incident occurring around July 29, 2023. An investigation with cybersecurity experts revealed that unauthorized acquisition of personal and health information had taken place. The types of consumer information exposed include:

  • Name of individual
  • Social Security Number Information
  • Driver’s License number
  • Medical Information
  • Health Insurance Information

Your Rights and Next Steps

If your information was compromised in this breach, it's crucial to remain vigilant. Review your account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. Consider placing fraud alerts and security freezes on your credit reports to prevent new credit from being opened in your name. Additionally, VMRC is offering free credit monitoring services, which you can enroll in to protect your identity further. Always report any suspicious activity to the relevant authorities immediately.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you've been affected by the Valley Mountain Regional Center data breach, you might be entitled to compensation. Lawyers are ready to help guide you through the process of securing what you are owed. By filling out the below form, you can join the class action lawsuit and take a step towards getting the justice you deserve.


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