Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Keswick Multi-Care Center, Inc., which does business as Keswick, regarding its recent data breach. The Keswick data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to more than 1,500 individuals.
ABOUT KESWICK MULTI-CARE CENTER, INC.:
Keswick is a not-for-profit organization that specializes in providing care and services for older adults. Founded in 1883 by the Maryland legislature, Keswick quickly became one of Maryland’s most prominent nursing homes, growing its operations over the next century through a combination of relocations and expansions. Today, Keswick employs a range of nursing staff, social workers, and therapists to provide enriching services for elderly adults. Accordingly, services provided by Keswick include long term care, rehabilitation, educational classes, medical services, recreational opportunities, and more. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Keswick employs over 200 individuals.
On May 9, 2022, Keswick 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, Keswick determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a compromised email account. On September 30, 2022, Keswick began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Medical Assistance number
If you received a breach notification letter from Keswick Multi-Care 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 Keswick 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 Keswick Multi-Care Center, 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.