Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating FMC Services, LLC, which does business as Family Medicine Centers, regarding its recent data breach. The Family Medicine Centers data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 215,000 individuals.
ABOUT FMC SERVICES, LLC:
Family Medicine Centers are a group of primary care clinics with locations throughout northern Texas. Founded in 1992, Family Medicine Centers was established with the aim of combining healthcare organizations and providers to offer patients a variety of medical services, including allergy relief, chronic pain care, blood pressure and cholesterol management, and more. Today, Family Medicine Centers comprise 15 healthcare organizations and 75 trained providers. Headquartered in Amarillo, Texas, Family Medicine Centers includes clinics around Greater Amarillo and Canyon, Texas.
On July 26, 2022, Family Medicine Centers 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. During its investigation, Family Medicine Centers determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack. On September 23, 2022, Family Medicine Centers began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health information
If you received a breach notification letter from FMC Services, LLC:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Family Medicine Centers 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 FMC Services, LLC;
- 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.