Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating DPP II, LLC, which does business as Home Care Providers of Texas, regarding its recent data breach. The Home Care Providers of Texas data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 124,000 individuals.
ABOUT HOME CARE PROVIDERS OF TEXAS:
Home Care Providers of Texas is a home health care provider located in Dallas, Texas. As a home health care service, Home Care Providers of Texas provides nurses and other qualified individuals to assist patients in their homes. Home Care Providers of Texas has 5 locations in Dallas, El Paso, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, offering their services to all major cities in Texas.
On June 29, 2022, Home Care Providers of Texas 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, Home Care Providers of Texas determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a ransomware attack. On January 13, 2023, Home Care Providers of Texas began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Home Care Providers of Texas:
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 Home Care Providers of Texas 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by DPP II, LLC;
- 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.