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Posted On June 10, 2024 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Hypertension-Nephrology Associates Data Breach Class Action Investigation and Lawsuit Assistance

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Hypertension-Nephrology Associates, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.

June 10 – The data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. are investigating the Hypertension-Nephrology Associates data breach that was reported after the company was targeted in a recent cyber security attack. It is believed to have impacted as many as 39,491 individuals. The Hypertension-Nephrology Associates data breach resulted in the below information of certain individuals being compromised:

  • names,
  • dates of birth,
  • diagnoses and treatment information,
  • Social Security numbers,
  • and health insurance identification numbers

What Happened?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, the Hypertension-Nephrology Associates data breach was reported after they were targeted in a recent cyber security attack. On February 6, 2024, the company learned that staff found an extortion note on its computer system prompting Hypertension-Nephrology Associates to secure its system and launch an investigation. It was confirmed that an unauthorized party gained access between January 20, 2024, and February 6, 2024. Hypertension-Nephrology Associates will need to send out data breach letters to those individuals whose information was affected by the breach.

About Hypertension-Nephrology Associates

Data Breach AlertHypertension-Nephrology Associates, P.C. is a healthcare practice based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania that provides care to patients with kidneys issues.

Can I File A Hypertension-Nephrology Associates Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit?

Our data breach lawyers are eager to speak to victims of the Hypertension-Nephrology Associates data breach to determine what damages they sustained and what compensation may be available to them. Victims can file a data breach class action lawsuit if you recently received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH from Hypertension-Nephrology Associates. Contact the Console & Associates, P.C. law firm at (866) 778-5500 for a free consultation to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential contact form.

Also, consider reading our Guide for Victims of a Data Breach to learn what your next steps should be. Data breach victims should remain alert for signs of identity theft and take steps to secure their accounts and personal information.

External Links:

  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights – https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/breach/breach_report.jsf
  2. Press Release – https://www.prnewswire.com/news/hypertension-nephrology-associates/
NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Hypertension-Nephrology Associates, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.