Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Chestnut Partnership, which does business as Blakehurst, regarding its recent data breach. The Blakehurst data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT CHESTNUT PARTNERSHIP:
Blakehurst is a senior living community that specializes in providing comprehensive care, services, and amenities. Accordingly, Blakehurst is known for providing individualized assisted living, offering memory care, rehabilitation, and basic help with everything from bathing to taking prescribed medications. Founded in 1993, Blakehurst’s 40-acre campus is equipped with an indoor pool and spa, fitness center, library, movie theater, putting green, and much more. Blakehurst also provides independent living for seniors who don’t require extra assistance. Located in Towson, Maryland, Blakehurst serves the greater Baltimore area.
On February 7, 2022, Blakehurst 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, Blakehurst determined that an unauthorized actor accessed this sensitive information. On December 5, 2022, Blakehurst began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (e.g., account number)
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Blakehurst:
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 Blakehurst 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 the free credit monitoring service provided by Chestnut Partnership;
- 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.