Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating The Hilb Group Operating Company, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Hilb Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 81,000 individuals.
ABOUT THE HILB GROUP OPERATING COMPANY, LLC:
The Hilb Group is an independent insurance broker based in Virgina. Founded in 2009, the Hilb Group offers an array of personal and specialty insurance products as well as commercial insurance products specifically designed for mid-sized companies. Included in the Hilb Group’s suite of insurance products are auto, homeowners, life, professional liability, terrorism, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, and business income insurance. Additionally, the Hilb Group offers clients employee benefits and insurance services, such as HR consulting, dental insurance, group disability, healthcare, and retirement services. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Hilb Group offers insurance products to customers across the Untied States and employs over 1,000 individuals.
On January 10, 2023, the Hilb Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, the Hilb Group determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through employee email accounts between December 1, 2022, and January 12, 2023. On November 2, 2023, the Hilb Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from The Hilb Group Operating Company, LLC:
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 Hilb Group 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by The Hilb Group Operating Company, LLC;
- 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.