Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Crum & Forster regarding its recent data breach. The Crum & Forster data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT CRUM & FOSTER:
Crum & Forster is a diversified insurance company that specializes in offering property and casualty insurance to a broad array of customers and industries. Established in 1822, Crum & Forster began by insuring buildings in a rapidly expanding New York City. Today, Crum & Forster offers insurance products in the areas of accident and health, commercial lines and executive risk, surplus and specialty, surety, property, and credit. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, Crum & Forster conducts business around the world while employing more than 1,000 individuals. As of 2021, Crum & Forster had an annual revenue of over $237 million and managed approximately $8.7 billion in total assets.
Recently, Crum & Forster discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and obtained. Through its investigation, Crum & Forster determined that an unauthorized actor accessed and acquired this sensitive information between December 19, 2021, and March 20, 2022. On February 22, 2023, Crum & Forster began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Crum & Forster:
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 Crum & Forster 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 Crum & Forster;
- 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.