Sherrill House Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Sherrill House, Inc. regarding a recent data breach. The Sherrill House data breach involved sensitive personal information and protected health information belonging to over 5,300 individuals.


Sherrill House is a not-for-profit skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Sherrill House offers three specialized care programs, which include a short-term rehabilitation program, a long-term care program, and a special care program for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Originally founded in 1907 as the Trinity Church Home for the Aged, today Sherrill House is one of the largest nursing facilities in Boston with 196 beds and over 200 employees.


On November 4, 2021, Sherrill House experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of individuals in its system may have been accessed. Through an investigation, Sherrill House determined that an unknown actor gained access to three Sherrill House email accounts containing sensitive information on September 4, 2021. In early July 2022, Sherrill House began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • State identification card numbers
  • Username and password
  • Financial account information
  • Clinical information
  • Health insurance information
  • Other demographic information

If you received a data breach notification letter from Sherrill House:

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

If you were impacted by the Sherrill House data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Sherrill House, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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