Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Dee Zee, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Dee Zee data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 1,850 individuals.
ABOUT DEE ZEE:
Dee Zee is a motor vehicle manufacturing company specializing in the production of running boards, toolboxes, tube products, and trunk bed protection. As a producer of truck accessories, Dee Zee offers a range of products to increase functionality and ruggedize your vehicle. Dee Zee offers its products direct to consumers as well as being the original equipment manufacturer for brands such as Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Dee Zee has 3 locations and employs approximately 1,000 individuals.
On March 14, 2022, Dee Zee 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, Dee Zee determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 12 and March 14, 2022. On March 16, 2023, Dee Zee began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
If you received a breach notification letter from Dee Zee:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Dee Zee 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 Dee Zee, Inc.;
- 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.