Turke & Strauss LLP, is investigating the North American Spine Society regarding its recent data breach. The North American Spine Society data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 4,600 individuals.
ABOUT THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY:
The North American Spine Society is a multidisciplinary medical organization made up of health care professionals in the field of spine care. The North American Spine Society represents more than 7,000 members in 67 countries. Members of the North American Spine Society includes Board-certified MDs, DOs, PhDs (or the equivalent), nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, researchers, practice managers, and other health care professionals with an interest in spine in the areas of clinical care of patients, academic research, teaching, or patient advocacy. The North American Spine Society was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
On February 13, 2022, the North American Spine Society discovered it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of individuals in its system may have been accessed. Recently, the North American Spine Society began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Government-issued ID number
- Financial information
- Health insurance information
If you a data breach notification letter from the North American Spine Society:
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 North American Spine Society 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 the North American Spine Society;
- 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.