Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Michigan Avenue Immediate Care regarding a recent data breach. The Michigan Avenue Immediate Care data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 144,000 patients.
ABOUT MICHIGAN AVENUE IMMEDIATE CARE:
Michigan Avenue Immediate Care is an urgent care center located in Chicago, Illinois, that treats acute or non-emergent medical problems. In addition to providing walk-in immediate care services, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care also provides comprehensive occupational health services, travel medicine consultations and vaccines, student health services, and immigration medical exams. The clinic includes a fully equipped laboratory and provides x-ray services.
On May 1, 2022, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system was accessed and acquired. According to official state filings, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care determined that the personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to both adult and child patients was impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Telephone number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Treatment information
- Health insurance information
If you are a current or former patient of Michigan Avenue Immediate Care:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Michigan Avenue Immediate Care data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Michigan Avenue Immediate Care;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.