Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Data Breach

Morgan & Morgan is Investigating the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network Data Breach Announced On or Around August 24, 2022 - medical data breach

Announced On or Around August 24, 2022

Morgan & Morgan’s industry-leading data privacy attorneys are investigating Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network (“NRHN”) regarding its recent data breach (which may be referred to as a “data event” or “data security incident”). The Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network data breach involved sensitive, personally identifiable information that was accessed by an unauthorized individual.

We are investigating, among other things, the following:

  • how Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network acquired the sensitive information;
  • whether Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network should have had the sensitive information;
  • whether and, if so, why Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network stored this sensitive information in an Internet-accessible environment;
  • whether Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network encrypted the sensitive information; 
  • whether Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network deleted sensitive information it no longer had a reasonable need to retain; 
  • whether Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network implemented appropriate and adequate security measures to protect the sensitive information; and
  • whether Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network has provided affected individuals adequate protection and compensation for any harms they have experienced as a result of the data breach.

On or around August 24, 2022, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network reported that it experienced a data breach in which sensitive personally identifiable information stored on its systems was accessed by an unauthorized individual. The breach reportedly happened from September 30, 2021, to October 5, 2021, and the information accessed included personal information of certain individuals. Recently, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network sent out data breach notification letters to those who were impacted by the breach.  

If you received a data breach notification and would like to discuss with an attorney, contact us today.

We place a significant amount of trust in the companies we choose to share our information with, making the data breach all the more unacceptable. If you suspect that your information was exposed in the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network data breach, Morgan & Morgan is here to help.