Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Baer’s Furniture Company, regarding its recent data breach. The Baer’s Furniture data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to more than 4,100 current and former employees.
ABOUT BAER’S FURNITURE COMPANY:
Baer’s Furniture is a furniture store specializing in rugs, home décor, interior and custom designs, and mattresses. Founded in 1945 as a single, family-owned store in South Bend, Indiana, Baer’s Furniture relocated to Florida in 1945 to expand its operations. Today, Baer’s Furniture provides furniture and designs for living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, home offices, and entertainment centers, offering styles that range from traditional to contemporary. Headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida, Baer’s Furniture runs 16 stores across Florida.
On August 21, 2022, Baer’s Furniture 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 and obtained. Through its investigation, Baer’s Furniture concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on August 15, 2022. On September 7, 2022, Baer’s Furniture began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Medical information
If you are a current or former employee of Baer's Furniture Company:
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 Baer’s Furniture 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 Baer’s Furniture Company;
- 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.