Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ortho Development Corporation (“ODEV”) regarding its recent data breach. The ODEV data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of employees.
ABOUT ORTHO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION:
ODEV is a medical device design and manufacturing company based in Utah. Founded in 1994, ODEV specializes in the development and distribution of knee and hip replacement implants and surgical instruments. Today, ODEV’s comprehensive total knee portfolio includes both primary and revision systems. The Balanced Knee System, ODEV’s foundation product, has 20 years of clinical success and approaching 100,000 TKA procedures performed worldwide.2 Additionally, ODEV’s primary hip replacement systems offer a varied selection of femoral stems and acetabular components, providing surgeons with options to accommodate multiple surgical approaches and treat a wide range of patient anatomy.3 Headquartered in Draper, Utah, ODEV has one location and employs over 50 individuals.
On November 30, 2023, ODEV was informed that one of its third-party vendors had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. The incident investigation determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer, a file sharing software used by ODEV’s vendor, on or about May 31, 2023. On January 26, 2024, ODEV began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
If you are a current or former employee of or have received a breach notification letter from Ortho Development Corporation:
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 ODEV 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 Ortho Development Corporation;
- 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.