Monmouth College Data Breach Lawsuit

Legal Representation for Victims of Data Breaches in California

The Data Breach Attorneys at Potter Handy Law Firm have the knowledge and resources to thoroughly examine your case, conduct an investigation into the breach, and, when needed, fight for justice.

Potter Handy LLP is currently reviewing cases on behalf of individuals affected by the Monmouth College data breach. These individuals may have had their personal and confidential information illegally accessed by an unknown third party during the Monmouth College data breach. Potter Handy LLP will conduct a complimentary assessment of your data breach claim in order to safeguard the rights and privacy of all those impacted by the Monmouth College data breach.

We are only interested in claims that arose in California. Contact us today by filling out the form on this webpage for a free consultation and to learn more about how we can help you with your case. Regrettably, we are unable to respond to phone inquiries. Thank you for your understanding. 

What Happened?

Monmouth College, situated in Monmouth, Illinois, is a prestigious liberal arts institution nationally recognized for its commitment to providing a traditional undergraduate experience marked by personalized attention. Established in 1853 and rooted in Presbyterian heritage, the college fosters a tight-knit community characterized by a remarkable 10:1 student-faculty ratio. Offering an array of academic pursuits, including 40 majors, 43 minors, and 17 pre-professional tracks, Monmouth College ensures a comprehensive curriculum supplemented by enriching opportunities such as study abroad programs and internships.

On or about December 14, 2022, Monmouth College discovered that it had experienced a data breach, during which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired, prompting the launch of an investigation. Following this investigation, Monmouth College determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information via a ransomware incident that occurred between December 6, 2022, and December 14, 2022. Consequently, on January 4, 2023, and March 4, 2024, Monmouth College initiated the process of notifying individuals whose information may have been affected by the breach.

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If you’ve received a notification regarding a concerning data breach, it is imperative to recognize the gravity of the situation. Your personal information could potentially be compromised, placing it within the reach of cybercriminals. Given this scenario, it is of utmost importance that you address this matter with a sense of urgency and contact our highly qualified Data Breach Lawyers. These attorneys can effectively protect your legal rights and ensure that those responsible for causing harm are held accountable.

By selecting a qualified Data Breach Lawyer in California, you can be assured that your interests are protected thoroughly during the entire case, providing you with peace of mind.

What Information Was Involved in the Monmouth College Data Breach?

The investigation has concluded that the incident may have led to unauthorized access to certain confidential information.

The types of personal information contained in the impacted files may include:

  • Full Name
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License Number
  • State Identification Number
  • Account Number (Credit/Debit Card Number)
  • Account Passwords, Personal Identification Numbers (PINs), or Other Access Codes

Protecting Consumers’ Privacy Rights Following the Monmouth College Data Breach

If you were notified that your information had been stolen as a result of the Monmouth College data breach, you may be entitled to compensation or other remedies.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to protect your rights and seek compensation. Contact us today by filling out the form on this webpage for a free consultation and to learn more about how we can help you with your case. Our attorneys are available 24/7 and there are no out-of-pocket expenses for our clients. Let us help you seek justice and hold companies accountable for their negligence in protecting personal information. Regrettably, we are unable to respond to phone inquiries. Free Consultations 24/7No out-of-pocket expenses.