Alameda Health System Data Breach Investigation

06.02.2022

Girard Sharp is investigating reports of a recent data breach that may have affected patients of Alameda Health System.

According to these reports, an unauthorized person or group remotely gained access to email accounts and personal health information belonging to patients of the Oakland-based healthcare provider.

Were you notified that your information may have been compromised in the Alameda Health System data breach? If so, you may have a claim for relief.  

Protect your rights by speaking with a Girard Sharp data privacy attorney—dial (866) 981-4800 or submit your information below.

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More on the Alameda Health System Data Breach

On June 1, 2022, Oakland-based Alameda Health System reported that a data breach had potentially exposed the protected health information of 90,000 patients. An internal investigation found that an unauthorized user remotely accessed patients’ email accounts containing their personal health information and other sensitive private facts. 

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As lead counsel in the OPM data breach litigation, we obtained a reversal of the dismissal of claims brought on behalf of 22 million federal employees and job applicants whose highly personal facts were hacked and stolen. We then negotiated a settlement that, pending court approval, will provide for minimum $700 payments to class members with compensable loss.

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