Empress Ambulance Service Data Breach – Class Action Investigation
Ahdoot Wolfson is interested in speaking with individuals who received a notification that their sensitive personal information may have been disclosed in a data breach impacting New York-based Empress Ambulance Service LLC.
According to the breach notification, the company suffered a ransomware attack on July 14, 2022. An investigation into the incident revealed that the intruder gained access to Empress EMS’ systems on May 26, 2022. About a month and a half later, on July 13, the hackers exfiltrated files a day before deploying the encryption. Some of the files contained patient names, dates of service, insurance information, and in some instances, Social Security numbers. According to reports the breach potentially impacts 318,558 victims.
The failure to protect sensitive medical and other information may be a violation of consumer protection and data privacy laws. If you received a notice from Empress Ambulance Service LLC indicating that you were impacted by the data breach, please fill out the form below and one of our lawyers promptly will contact you.