Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating LifeSpire Services, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The LifeSpire Services data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 15,000 individuals.
ABOUT LIFESPIRE SERVICES, INC.:
LifeSpire Services is a healthcare provider that specializes in assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1951, LifeSpire Services grew out of the belief that those with disabilities should be able to live fulfilling lives and have the right to learn skills and further their education. As such, LifeSpire Services offers day habilitation programs, residential services, family support opportunities, and more. Headquartered in New York, New York, LifeSpire Services helps approximately 5,000 individuals each week.
On February 8, 2022, LifeSpire Services 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. Through its investigation, LifeSpire Services determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between January 14 and February 8, 2022. On October 7, 2022, LifeSpire Services began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Health insurance number
- Bank account information
- Credit card information
- Medical information (e.g., diagnosis or treatment information, Medicare or Medicaid numbers)
If you received a breach notification letter from LifeSpire Services:
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 LifeSpire Services 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 LifeSpire Services, 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.