Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network is a biotechnology research company that specializes in molecular diagnostics, genomic solutions, flow cytometry, and other types of medical testing. Founded in 1989, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network soon became one of the first laboratories in the country to offer testing for human papillomavirus. Since then, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network has continued to develop and license testing for a range of medical diseases. Today, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network is headquartered in Maryville, Tennessee, and employs over 50 individuals.


On December 17, 2021, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network determined that an unauthorized actor may have gained access to this sensitive information. On August 4, 2022, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

·         Name

·         Social Security number

·         Address

·         Contact information

·         Date of birth

·         Gender

·         Driver’s license number

·         Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)

·         Medical information (e.g., test results, diagnosis and treatment information, patient account number, date of service, payment card information, patient account number, procedure code and type)

If you received a breach notification letter from Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network:

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 Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network 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 Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, 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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