Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Methodist McKinney Hospital and its affiliate medical centers, Methodist Allen Surgical Center and Methodist Craig Ranch Surgical Center, regarding its recent data breach. The Methodist McKinney Hospital data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 110,000 individuals.
ABOUT METHODIST MCKINNEY HOSPITAL:
Methodist McKinney Hospital is a fully staffed and serviced hospital. Founded in 2010, Methodist McKinney Hospital offers services in a variety of medical fields, including emergency care, primary care, surgery, physical therapy, laboratory testing, and much more. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, Methodist McKinney Hospital and its affiliates employ over 250 combined individuals.
On July 5, 2022, Methodist McKinney Hospital discovered that it had 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, Methodist McKinney Hospital determined that an unknown actor may have gained access to this sensitive information between May 20 and July 7, 2022. On August 3, 2022, Methodist McKinney Hospital began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Medical information (e.g., medical record number, medical history, diagnosis or treatment information)
- Health insurance information
If you are a current or former patient of Methodist McKinney Hospital, Methodist Allen Surgical Center, or Methodist Craig Ranch Surgical Center:
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 Methodist McKinney Hospital 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 Methodist McKinney Hospital;
- 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.