Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Black, Gould & Associates, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Black, Gould & Associates data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT BLACK, GOULD & ASSOCIATES, INC.:
Black, Gould & Associates is a full-service general insurance agency that specializes in providing healthcare. Founded in 1980, Black, Gould & Associates offers health, dental, vision, short-term medical, and Medicare products, as well as underwriting assistance, group healthcare products, consulting expertise, and more. Currently, Black, Gould & Associates represents more than 8,000 group insurance clients and 18,000 individual policyholders. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Black, Gould & Associates operates an additional office in Tucson, Arizona.
On September 9, 2022, Black, Gould & Associates discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Black, Gould & Associates determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between August 31 and September 10, 2022. On December 6, 2022, Black, Gould & Associates began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
If you received a breach notification letter from Black, Gould & Associates:
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 Black, Gould & Associates 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 Black, Gould & Associates, 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.