Data Breach

Florida Orthopaedic Institute Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) for failure to adequately safeguard patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in a data breach. The medical group recently announced that, on April 9th, they were the victims of a ransomware attack that that resulted in the encryption of data stored on their servers. […]

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 […]