DCH Health System Ransomware Attack on Private and Medical Info Class Action

Many complaints in recent years have taken up the issue of data breaches. This one involves a ransomware attack. The complaint alleges that DCH Healthcare Authority, which does business as DCH Health System, did not take adequate steps to prevent the ransomware attack on its computer systems. The attack caused disruption to medical care and  Read more

DCH Facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Sonic Drive-In Restaurants Negligence and Data Breach Class Action

Sonic acknowledges that it experienced a data breach that exposed the PII, credit card numbers, and other information of approximately five million customers that could allow criminals to make fraudulent charges to their accounts. The complaint for this class action alleges that it was Sonic’s negligence that enabled the data breach. Other chains, such as  Read more

Shorter University Data Breach Settlement

Shorter University is settling a class action alleging that the personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) of certain current and former students was stolen or exposed because of a September 2014 theft of documents at the Winthrop-King Centre on Shorter’s campus. The complaint claims that Shorter did not adequately protect the information  Read more

Tempur Sealy/Aptos Data Breach and Late Notification Class Action

Tempur Sealy sells its products to consumers through the Tempurpedic.com website. Until October 2016, its website and online payment system was handled through Aptos, a company that provides what the complaint calls “retail enterprise management solutions,” such as point of sale, analytics, and order management. According to the complaint, in February 2016, someone breached Aptos’s  Read more

Deep Root Analytics Stolen Information Class Action

According to the complaint, Deep Root collected PII on nearly 200 million Americans, including their names, addresses, e-mail addresses, dates of birth, browsing history, and voter ID numbers. The information allegedly included sensitive information analyzing where voters stood on controversial issues such as gun control and abortion, as well as information the RNC had had  Read more

Chipotle Data Breach Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges when hackers accessed the point-of-sale systems at Chipotle locations throughout the US,  customers and victims didn’t hear anything about the data theft for a month. The complaint further claims that these data breaches were caused by Chipotle’s failure to adequately secure Payment Card Data (PCD) as well as other  Read more