Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter regarding its recent data breach. Although much information remains unknown, the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter data breach may have involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.

ABOUT MURFREESBORO MEDICAL CLINIC & SURGICENTER:

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is a healthcare provider offering primary care, surgery, and specialty treatments. Accordingly, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter has over 25 specialty departments, such as radiology, vascular surgery, dermatology, and plastic surgery. Founded in 1949, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is a partner of Middle Tennessee State University’s Athletic Department. Headquartered in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter operates 7 locations throughout Middle Tennessee and employs over 800 individuals, including more than 80 physicians.

WHAT HAPPENED?

On April 22, 2023, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter was alerted to a cyberattack on its network. In response to the cyberattack, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter shut down its network and operations while it worked to restore its systems. While much information is still unknown about the attack, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter posted a notice of the cyberattack on its website on May 2, 2023. The website notice encourages Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter employees and patients to monitor their personal data for any misuse. Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter further clarifies that personal data could include:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Enrollment information (e.g., group name, identification number, claims)
  • Treatment information (e.g., claim numbers, dates of service, procedures, prescription information)
  • Contact information (e.g., phone number, email address)

If you are a current or former patient or employee of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  3. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  4. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  5. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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