Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating West Oaks Eyecare regarding its recent data breach. The West Oaks Eyecare data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT WEST OAKS EYECARE:
West Oaks Eyecare is an optometry clinic located in Houston, Texas. As an eyecare facility, West Oaks Eyecare offers services including routine eye exams, contact lens evaluations, and eye related medical visits. West Oaks Eyecare is a small business with two optometrists who offer a personal experience to all of their patients.
On November 7, 2022, West Oak Eyecare 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, West Oak Eyecare determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On January 6, 2023, West Oak Eyecare began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Optical scan images
- Billing information
- Medical information (e.g., exam results)
- Health insurance information
If you received a breach notification from West Oak Eyecare:
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 West Oak Eyecare 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 services provided by West Oak Eyecare;
- 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.