SAIF Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating the State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation, which does business as SAIF, regarding its recent data breach. The SAIF data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


SAIF is a workers’ compensation insurance company that provides workers’ compensation insurance and workplace safety services for Oregon employers. As Oregon’s top workers’ compensation provider, SAIF aims to make affordable and accessible insurance for all Oregonians. In 2021, SAIF held over 55% of the market share in Oregon, making it the 29th largest workers’ compensation insurance provider in the United States. Headquartered in Salem, Oregon, SAIF has regional offices in Bend, Eugene, Portland, Medford, and North Bend, and employs over 1,000 individuals across the state. Annually, SAIF manages approximately 40,000 claims and holds over $4.8 billion in total investments.


Recently, SAIF 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, SAIF determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on October 24, 2022. On January 6, 2023, SAIF began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account number
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification from SAIF:

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

If you were impacted by the SAIF 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 the State Accident Insurance Fund;
  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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