Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Summit Eye & Optical regarding its recent data breach. The Summit Eye & Optical data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 5,400 individuals.
ABOUT SUMMIT EYE & OPTICAL:
Summit Eye & Optical is the optometry practice of Dr. Donald J. Seiler and is located in Summit, New Jersey. As an eye and optical medical clinic, Summit Eye & Optical provides comprehensive eye care to individuals and families, including patients as young as 2-years old. Accordingly, Summit Eye & Optical offers routine eye exams, medical eye exams, contact lens fittings, retinal imaging, corneal refractive therapy, and replacement contacts. Additionally, Summit Eye & Optical and its team of licensed opticians and experienced staff provide patients with professional advice on choosing eyeglasses frames and lenses. Founded in 2016, Summit Eye & Optical employs 7 individuals.
On March 4, 2023, Summit Eye & Optical 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, Summit Eye & Optical determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on March 4, 2023. On May 18, 2023, Summit Eye & Optical began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Medical history
- Medical treatment
If you received a breach notification letter from Summit Eye & Optical:
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 Summit Eye & Optical data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Summit Eye & Optical;
- 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.