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

Coronavirus Employee Protections Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers across the United States for failure to provide adequate health and safety protections to employees amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in widespread infection. Essential service workers must travel to, and engage in productive activity at, their typical place of employment, despite the bevy of risk factors involved. […]

Data Breach

Brandywine Urology Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Brandywine Urology Consultants for failure to adequately safeguard patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in a data breach. The healthcare provider discovered a ransomware infection in their network on January 27th, and claimed to immediately isolate and neutralize the intrusion. While a later investigation into the attack seemed […]

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 […]