Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating DaVita, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The DaVita data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT DAVITA, INC.:
DaVita is a is kidney dialysis network that is known for treating chronic kidney disease. With the near bankruptcy of DaVita’s progenitor, Total Renal Care, in the 1990s, the company rebranded and changed its name to DaVita in 2000. Since then, DaVita has quickly expanded across the world, building over 2,800 outpatient dialysis centers in the United States and more than 320 dialysis centers in 10 other countries. With the company name Italian for “to give life,” DaVita serves approximately 200,000 patients, working to extend lives through dialysis, lifestyle interventions, and kidney medical care. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, DaVita employs more than 10,000 individuals and has an annual revenue of more than $11.6 billion, making it a Fortune 500 company.
Recently, DaVita 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, DaVita determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On September 8, 2022, DaVita began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from DaVita, Inc.:
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 DaVita 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 DaVita, Inc.;
- 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.