Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Phoenix Programs of Florida, Inc., which does business as Phoenix House Florida, regarding its recent data breach. The Phoenix House Florida data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT PHOENIX PROGRAMS OF FLORIDA, INC.:
Phoenix House Florida is a nonprofit addiction treatment center that specializes in offering inpatient and outpatient programs. Officially established in 1998, Phoenix House Florida was inspired by a New York rehabilitation center that had assisted the owners’ sons a decade earlier. Today, Phoenix House Florida provides individualized treatment plans for patients, integrating prescription opiates and a variety of counseling methods. Phoenix House Florida is also known for its residential opioid addiction program and its safe, drug and alcohol-free location. Headquartered in Brandon, Florida, Phoenix House Florida runs a second campus in Citra, Florida.
Recently, Phoenix House Florida 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, Phoenix House Florida determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information at various times between July 13 and November 1, 2021. On October 19, 2022, Phoenix House Florida began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
- Financial information (e.g., credit or debit card number)
- Electronic signature
- Medical information (e.g., diagnosis or treatment information, history)
If you are a current or former patient of Phoenix House Florida:
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 Phoenix House Florida 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 any free credit monitoring service provided by Phoenix Programs of Florida, 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.