Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company regarding its recent data breach. The Physicians Insurance data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Physicians Insurance provides a variety of insurance solutions to clinics, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and other medical facilities across the Pacific Northwest. Accordingly, Physicians Insurance offers medical professional and hospital liability tools, risk management solutions, medical excess reinsurance services, and more. Founded in 1981, Physicians Insurance oversees 5 subsidiary companies: MedChoice Physis Corp, Risk Retention Group, Inc., Washington State Physicians Insurance Association, Alternative Insurance Management Services, LLC, and Association Insurance Services, Inc. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Physicians Insurance serves over 8,500 members throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.


On March 2, 2023, Physicians Insurance 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, Physicians Insurance determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account on March 2, 2023. On July 19, 2023, Physicians Insurance began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Contact information
  • Medical treatment information
  • Health insurance information
  • Financial account information (e.g., bank account number, routing number)

If you received a breach notification letter from Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company:

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

If you were impacted by the Physicians Insurance data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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