Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating OrthoNebraska regarding a recent data breach. The OrthoNebraska data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of patients.
OrthoNebraska is a physician-owned medical practice group operating orthopedic clinics, orthopedic urgent care clinics, and an orthopedic hospital in the Nebraska area. OrthoNebraska’s orthopedic hospital specializes in the diagnostic, surgical, and rehabilitative needs of persons with musculoskeletal conditions. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, OrthoNebraska has 7 clinic locations in Oakview, Arksarben, Council Bluffs, Elkhorn, Fairfax (Missouri), Norfolk, and Sarpy County. OrthoNebraska was created by the mergers of OrthoWest, NebOrtho, and Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital in 2014 and 2017. OrthoWest, PC, and Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital, LLC each operate under the name OrthoNebraska.
On or about December 7, 2021, OrthoNebraska experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of OrthoNebraska patients may have been accessed. Recently, OrthoNebraska began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Telephone number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- State identification card number
- Usernames and passwords
- Clinical information
- Health insurance information
- Claim information
If you are a current or former patient of OrthoNebraska:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the OrthoNebraska 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 OrthoNebraska;
- 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.