NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Christie Business Holdings Company, P.C., contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.
In January 2022, Christie Business Holdings Company, P.C. (“Christie Clinic”) discovered that an unauthorized third party obtained access to Christie Clinic’s servers and the files on those servers including the Personally Identifiable Information and Personal Health Information of its clients. Between July 14, 2021 and August 19, 2021 the unauthorized third party used that access to view customer information and access private personally identifiable information.
Christie Clinic is one of the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty group medical practices in Illinois. Christie Clinic is located in Champaign, Illinois. It provides medical treatment and personalized healthcare to the East Central Illinois Region. Christie Clinic has approximately 1,015 employees. In total, the data of at least five hundred thousand (500,000) individuals was compromised in the breach. If you received a data breach incident letter from Christie Business Holdings Company, P.C., you were impacted by the breach.
According to Christie, the following information was exposed:
This information is called your Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) and your Personal Health Information (“PHI”). It tells others about you and is considered part of your identity. Businesses are required to secure this information or risk facing statutory penalties, among other legal penalties. Stolen PII and PHI can be used by identity thieves to engage in fraudulent activity using your identity.
The best way to protect yourself after a data breach is to sign up for credit and identity protection services as soon as possible. California offers extra protections and legal rights to its residents through the California Consumer Privacy Act.
NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from Christie Business Holdings Company, P.C. contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.
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