Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Franklin Mutual Insurance Group regarding its recent data breach. The Franklin Mutual Insurance Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 4,500 individuals.
ABOUT FRANKLIN MUTUAL INSURANCE GROUP:
Franklin Mutual Insurance Group is an independent insurance company offering a variety of insurance coverage options to homeowners, renters, business owners, religious institutions, nonprofit organizations, and more. Accordingly, Franklin Mutual Insurance Group’s portfolio of insurance products includes homeowners, renters, landlord, business owners, workers compensation, religious institution, and nonprofit policies. Founded in 1879, Franklin Mutual Insurance Group identifies itself as the largest mutual insurance company headquartered in New Jersey.3 Headquartered in Branchville, New Jersey, Franklin Mutual Insurance Group employs over 50 individuals with insurance agents offering policies to customers throughout the state.
On March 11, 2023, Franklin Mutual Insurance Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Franklin Mutual Insurance Group determined that an unauthorized actor remotely accessed and obtained this sensitive personal information and posted it online. On November 6, 2023, Franklin Mutual Insurance 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 Franklin Mutual Insurance Group:
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 Franklin Mutual Insurance 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 Franklin Mutual Insurance Group;
- 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.