Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wright & Filippis regarding its recent data breach. The Wright & Filippis data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT WRIGHT & FILIPPIS:
Wrights & Filippis is a healthcare provider specializing in prosthetics, orthotics, and accessibility solutions. Founded in 1944 by a partnership between a double amputee and prosthetist, Wright & Filippis has provided prosthetic and orthotic designs for lower extremities, upper extremities, and pediatric patients. In addition to offering custom fitting and cutting-edge technology, Wright & Filippis also arranges rehabilitation services and accessibility products, such as elevators and stair lifts. Headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Wright & Filippis employs more than 200 individuals.
Recently, Wright & Filippis 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, Wright & Filippis determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack between January 26 and January 28, 2022. On November 18, 2022, Wright & Filippis began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
- Financial information (e.g., account number)
- Patient number
If you received a breach notification letter from Wright & Filippis:
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 Wright & Filippis 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Wright & Filippis;
- 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.