Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Lake Charles Memorial Health System regarding its recent data breach. The Lake Charles Memorial data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.
ABOUT LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM:
Lake Charles Memorial is a full-service healthcare system serving Southwest Louisiana. Founded in 1952, Lake Charles Memorial provides a range of medical services, including behavioral health counseling, diagnostics, neurological care, cancer treatment, and more. Accordingly, Lake Charles Memorial operates outpatient and inpatient care centers, including its 314-bed flagship hospital. Furthermore, Lake Charles Memorial runs Southwest Louisiana’s largest emergency services department and only trauma center. Headquartered in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Lake Charles Memorial employs more than 1,000 individuals.
Recently, Lake Charles memorial discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Lake Charles Memorial concluded that an unknown actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information. A known ransomware group later claimed responsibility for the Lake Charles Memorial data breach. Lake Charles Memorial has not yet notified individuals impacted by the breach.
If you are a current or former patient of Lake Charles Memorial Health System:
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 Baton Rouge General Medical Center data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- 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.