Data Breach

North Shore Pain Management Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigation North Shore Pain Management (NSPM) for failure to adequately safeguard patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in a data breach. The healthcare practice recently announced that an unauthorized actor infiltrated their system on April 16th, gaining access to files containing confidential information. Subsequent investigations discovered that the stolen […]

Data Breach

American Medical Technologies Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating American Medical Technologies (AMT) for failure to adequately safeguard patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in a data breach. AMT recently announced that they detected suspicious activity originating from one of their employee’s email accounts on December 17th, 2019. Subsequent investigations into the matter later confirmed that AMT […]

Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating insurance providers across the U.S. for failure to pay claims to businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic who had purchased business interruption coverage in their insurance plans. Business interruption insurance, typically sold as an add-on to existing property and casualty insurance policies, is meant to cover revenue losses […]

Data Breach

ExecuPharm Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating pharmaceutical firm ExecuPharm for failure to adequately safeguard employees’ private information, resulting in a data breach. On March 13th, an unknown third party deployed ransomware to ExecuPharm’s IT systems, seeking to extract payment in return for an encryption key. As part of the cyberattack, ExecuPharm employees were sent phishing […]

Data Breach

Health Quest Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating a data breach involving Health Quest and its parent company, Nuvance Health. First reported last year on May 31, 2019, the company’s initial disclosure stated that a phishing incident allowed unauthorized access to employee emails, and patients’ sensitive information, to include names, provider names, dates of treatment and diagnosis […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

AARP Medigap Insurance Overcharge Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating AARP for allegedly collecting commission payments disguised as royalty fees. AARP collects a 4.95% “royalty” fee on the Medigap policies that it administers in collaboration with UnitedHealth Group and UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company. A current lawsuit, Krukas v. AARP et al, 1:18-cv-01124-BAH (D.D.C.), alleges that AARP’s administration and provision […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Total Loss Auto Insurance Payment Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating insurance companies that fail to properly compensate owners whose vehicles are deemed a “total loss” following an accident. When filing a first-party claim through one’s insurance company, the claimant should expect to receive the actual cash value (ACV) or market value of the insured’s vehicle so that it […]