Southwest Behavioral Health Center (“SBHC”) 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 Southwest Behavioral Health Center (“SBHC”) data breach. These individuals may have had their personal and confidential information illegally accessed by an unknown third party during the Southwest Behavioral Health Center 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 Southwest Behavioral Health Center data breach.

We are only interested in claims that arose in California.


About Southwest Behavioral Health Center (“SBHC”)

Southwest Behavioral Health Center, situated in Saint George, Utah, serves the residents of Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, and Washington Counties as a behavioral health provider. SBHC delivers a comprehensive range of services, including outpatient, intensive outpatient (“IOP”), and inpatient options specifically designed for individuals grappling with substance abuse disorders. Furthermore, SBHC provides diverse treatment choices for various mental health conditions and disorders. Operating five locations strategically positioned throughout Southern Utah, Southwest Behavioral Health Center has a dedicated team of over 25 professionals, contributing to an annual revenue of approximately $5 million.


What Happened?

On March 13, 2023, Southwest Behavioral Health Center discovered a data breach that potentially exposed sensitive personally identifiable information and protected health information in its systems. SBHC engaged a leading cybersecurity firm to assist with a forensic investigation to determine what happened and evaluate the extent of the unauthorized activity. Following an investigation, SBHC found that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on or before March 13, 2023. Starting November 9, 2023, SBHC initiated the notification process for individuals whose information may have been affected.

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If you received notification that a data breach had exposed your personal information, you should contact our highly qualified Data Breach Lawyers. These attorneys can effectively protect your legal rights and ensure that those responsible for causing the 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.

Contact us online or call our data breach intake professionals at (415) 534-1911.


What Information Was Involved in the Southwest Behavioral Health Center (“SBHC”) 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 included:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Medical information
  • Personal health record information

All of the specific files that may have been accessed or removed could not be determined.


Protecting Consumers’ Privacy Rights Following the Southwest Behavioral Health Center (“SBHC”) Data Breach

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

Please call (415) 534-1911 for an appointment with Mark Potter and Jim Treglio of Potter Handy LLP in San Francisco. During this call, our intake professionals will review your claim regarding the Southwest Behavioral Health Center data breach. Free Consultations 24/7. No out-of-pocket expenses.

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