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. […]

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

Investigación de los Protecciones para Empleados Durante la Pandemia COVID-19

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Los abogados de Migliaccio y Rathod están investigando los empleadores a través de los Estados Unidos en relación con su fracaso a disponer suficientes protecciones medicales para los trabajadores esenciales durante la pandemia COVID-19. Los trabajadores esenciales necesitan viajar a, y trabajar en, su normal lugar de empleo, a pesar de todos los riesgos. Muchos […]

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

UPMC Altoona Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Altoona for failure to adequately safeguard patient information, resulting in a data breach. On February 13th, UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services detected a phishing attack, from which an unsanctioned third party gained access to an email account belonging to one of […]

Civil Rights

COVID-19 Prison Population Health Hazards Investigations

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating prisons across the United States for failure to adequately protect the well-being of detained individuals, prison staff, visitors, and the communities in which prisons operate, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Detained individuals across the country are alleging that prison administrators are acting with deliberate indifference to serious medical […]

Data Breach

Hartford Healthcare Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Hartford Healthcare for failure to adequately safeguard patient information, resulting in a data breach. Forensic investigators found that, from February 13th through 14th, an unsanctioned third party gained access to two employee email accounts via a phishing attack. At least one of the accounts accessed included private information […]

Environmental

Ethylene Oxide Emissions Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating chemical plants across the United States that emit ethylene oxide into the air, despite the known public health risks of doing so. Ethylene oxide is commonly used as a sterilizing agent for medical equipment, and as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing. Although long considered hazardous, the Environmental Protection […]

Data Breach

Medical Marijuana Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a data breach affecting medicinal marijuana dispensaries and their customers across the country. Privacy researchers at VPNMentor discovered, in December 2019, a data breach in THSuite, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for cannabis dispensaries. VPNMentor reports over 30,000 records with sensitive personal information were exposed in the […]