Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Builders Mutual Insurance Company, which does business as Builders Mutual, regarding its recent data breach. The Builders Mutual data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected information belonging to over 64,000 individuals.
ABOUT BUILDERS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY:
Builders Mutual is a regional insurance company offering commercial insurance products specifically for the construction industry. Accordingly, Builders Mutual works with clients to reduce risks, prevent fines, and generally assist them throughout the construction project. Additionally, Builders Mutual provides safety education, risk management consulting, and complete insurance coverage to its clients.2 Providing insurance for commercial and residential construction as well as trade contractors, Builders Mutual offers its clients builder’s risk, general liability, workers’ compensation, commercial package, property, inland marine, crime, and umbrella liabilities policies. Founded in 1984,Builders Mutual is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina and employs over 200 individuals.
On December 14, 2022, Builders Mutual 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, Builders Mutual determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information beginning on December 14, 2022, and acquired certain information on December 15, 2022. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Medical information
- Health insurance information
- Workers’ compensation information
If you received a breach notification letter from Builders Mutual Insurance 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Builders Mutual 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Builders Mutual Insurance Company;
- 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.