Louise W. Eggleston Center Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Louise W. Eggleston Center, Inc., which does business as Eggleston, regarding its recent data breach. The Eggleston data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 10,000 individuals.


Eggleston is a non-profit organization that specializes in improving the lives of persons with disabilities. Founded in 1955, Eggleston was begun by parents of adult children with disabilities. Over time, Eggleston expanded to serve individuals with physical disabilities in addition to intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy. Today, Eggleston is known for providing education, training, and employment opportunities. Furthermore, Eggleston offers residential services, day-support programs, and senior programs. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, Eggleston employs mover 200 individuals.


On or about October 14, 2022, Eggleston 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, Eggleston determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack. On December 9, 2022, Eggleston began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number)
  • Military identification number

If you received a breach notification letter from Louise W. Eggleston Center:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Eggleston data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Louise W. Eggleston Center, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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