Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Bone & Joint Clinic, S.C. regarding its recent data breach. The Bone & Joint Clinic data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT BONE & JOINT CLINIC, S.C.:
Bone & Joint Clinic is a health care facility specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. As a sports rehab clinic, Bone & Joint Clinic offers a variety of services from foot, ankle, knee, and hip replacements, to pain management and physical therapy. Headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, Bone & Joint Clinic has 5 other locations across Wisconsin in Medford, Merrill, Schofield, Mosinee, and Plover. Bone & Joint Clinic employs 28 orthopedic care providers and 12 physical and occupational therapists and is the first surgical center in north central Wisconsin to offer robotic arm assisted total knee and hip replacement.
On January 16, 2023, Bone & Joint Clinic 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, Bone & Joint Clinic determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on January 16, 2023. On March 7, 2023, Bone & Joint Clinic began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
- Contact information
- Diagnosis and treatment information
If you received a breach notification letter from Bone & Joint Clinic:
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 Bone & Joint Clinic 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 Bone & Joint Clinic, S.C.;
- 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.