Murphy Law Firm is investigating claims on behalf of all individuals whose personal and confidential information was potentially compromised in the data breach involving Empress EMS. On July 14, 2022, Empress EMS discovered suspicious activity on its computer systems, indicating a likely data breach. Based on a forensic investigation, Empress EMS confirmed that cybercriminals had infiltrated its systems and gained unauthorized access to certain files, including files containing personal information. According to Empress EMS, cybercriminals accessed or copied the personal information of 318,558 patients. The personal information exposed in the data breach includes:
As a result of the data breach, these individuals’ personal and highly sensitive information may be in the hands of cybercriminals who can place the information for sale on the dark web or use the information to perpetrate identity fraud. Murphy Law Firm is evaluating legal options, including a potential class action lawsuit, to recover damages for individuals who were affected by the data breach.