MJ Care Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating MJ Care regarding its recent data breach. The MJ Care data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


MJ Care is a Midwest therapy staffing and related billing services company. As a staffing service, MJ Care places qualified physical therapists, occupational therapist, speech pathologists, and registered nurses in places where they are needed, like schools, clinics, hospitals, long-term care settings, and home health settings. Additionally, MJ Care offers billing and consulting services to schools, simplifying the Medicaid reimbursement process. Founded in 1977 by Mary Van Lare, a physical therapist, MJ Care is recognized as a Woman Business Enterprise. Located in New Berlin, Wisconsin, MJ Care employs approximately 600 individuals.


Recently, MJ Care 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, MJ Care determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed the sensitive information belonging MJ Care’s clients between May 31 and June 24, 2022, through an employee email account. On December 29, 2022, MJ Care began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Financial account information
  • Biometric information
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information (e.g., date of service, treatment/diagnosis information, provider name, medical record number, general medical information)

If you received a breach notification letter from MJ Care:

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 MJ Care 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by MJ Care;

  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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