Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating BHI Energy, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The BHI Energy data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 91,000 individuals.
ABOUT BHI ENERGY, INC.:
BHI Energy is a staffing company that specializes in providing services and staffing solutions to the energy sector. Founded in 1979, BHI Energy made a name for itself by contracting with the nuclear power industry on issues of radiation protection and safety. Today, BHI Energy works to provide staff to a variety of energy markets, including transmission and distribution, power generation, and oil and gas. Within these markets, BHI Energy offers staffing solutions addressing everything from routine maintenance to construction and decommissioning projects. Headquartered in Weymouth, Massachusetts, BHI Energy offers its services across the United States and Canada.
On September 1, 2023, BHI Energy discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, BHI Energy determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between May 30, 2023, and July 7, 2023. On October 18, 2023, BHI Energy 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 BHI Energy:
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 BHI Energy 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 BHI Energy;
- 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.