Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Henry Schein, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Henry Schein data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT HENRY SCHEIN, INC.:
Henry Schein is a medical equipment manufacturer based out of New York. Founded in 1932, Henry Schein offers more than 300,000 self-branded products to dental and medical professionals ranging from medical supplies, such as bandages and syringes, to furniture and diagnostic equipment. Additionally, Henry Schein offers its clients practice management software, claims management, and general practice services. A Fortune 500 company, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, New York and has operations in 33 countries across the world. With annual sales revenue of over $12 billion, Henry Schein employs 23,000 team members worldwide.
On October 14, 2023, Henry Schein discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive information in its system may have been accessed and acquired. On October 16, 2023, Henry Schein filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting the cybersecurity incident. Through its investigation, Henry Schein determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on October 14, 2023. On November 17, 2023, Henry Schein began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information
- Medical information
- Health insurance information
- Date of birth
- Employment information
If you received a breach notification letter from Henry Schein, Inc.:
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 Henry Schein 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 Henry Schein, Inc.;
- 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.