Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers regarding its recent data breach. According to claims made by a ransomware group, the Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT MORRIS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTERS:
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is an 89-bed hospital known for its compassionate and personalized approach to healthcare. Accordingly, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has over 1,400 employees, 300 volunteers, and a medical staff of more than 200 physicians and allied health providers. Founded in 1906, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers prides itself on transforming healthcare to support healthier living. Headquartered in Morris, Illinois, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers strives to improve the health of area residence with compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence.
Recently, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers discovered that it had experienced a cybersecurity incident in which the sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. While much information is still unknown about the breach, a ransomware group added Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers to their list of victims on their website on May 22, 2023. According to online sources, the ransomware group provided several files as proof of access to Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ system. On May 23, 2023, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers posted a notice of the breach on its website, which states that it is conducting an extensive investigation with assistance from outside experts and will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.
If you a current or former patient or employee of Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers:
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 Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- 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.