Urology of Greater Atlanta Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Urology of Greater Atlanta, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Urology of Greater Atlanta data breach involved sensitive protected health information belonging to more than 79,000 individuals.

ABOUT UROLOGY OF GREATER ATLANTA, LLC:

Urology of Greater Atlanta is a healthcare provider that specializes in offering medical expertise and services in urology. Founded approximately 50 years ago, Urology of Greater Atlanta provides services for men’s and women’s urological health, urologic cancer, kidney stones, and hematuria. Additionally, Urology of Greater Atlanta offers advanced technological solutions to urological problems, including robotic surgery and advanced diagnostic tests. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Urology of Greater Atlanta operates five clinics in the Greater Atlanta area.

WHAT HAPPENED?

On October 7, 2022, Urology of Greater Atlanta notified the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that it experienced a data breach. Though much information is still not known about the Urology of Greater Atlanta breach, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ reporting guidelines require entities to report data breaches when they involve protected health information. Therefore, it is likely that the Urology of Greater Atlanta breach included the protected health information belonging to over 79,000 current and former patients. Recently, Urology of Greater Atlanta began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted.

If you are a current or former patient of Urology of Greater Atlanta:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Urology of Greater Atlanta data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll any free credit monitoring service provided by Urology of Greater Atlanta, LLC;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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