Murphy Law Firm is investigating claims on behalf of all individuals whose personal and confidential information was potentially compromised in the data breach involving Methodist McKinney Hospital. On July 5, 2022, Methodist McKinney Hospital became aware of a likely data breach involving its network. Based on a forensic investigation, Methodist McKinney Hospital confirmed that cybercriminals had infiltrated its systems and gained unauthorized access to certain files, including files containing patients’ personal and protected health information. According to Methodist McKinney Hospital, cybercriminals accessed or acquired the personal and protected health information of 110,244 individuals. The personal and protected health information compromised 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.