Sumitomo Pharma America 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 Sumitomo Pharma America data breach. These individuals may have had their personal and confidential information illegally accessed by an unknown third party during the Sumitomo Pharma America 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 Sumitomo Pharma America 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.

About Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc.

Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Established in 1897, its parent company is Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. Sumitomo Pharma America specializes in developing treatments for conditions related to psychiatry and neurology, oncology, urology, women’s health, rare diseases, and cell and gene therapies. The company employs over 48 people and generates approximately $37 million in annual revenue.

What Happened?

Recently, Sumitomo Pharma America was notified of a data breach involving its business partner, Cencora, Inc., and its affiliate, Lash Group. The breach potentially exposed sensitive protected health information of Sumitomo Pharma America’s customers. Cencora’s investigation revealed that an unauthorized actor accessed this sensitive information on February 21, 2024. On May 23, 2024, Cencora began informing individuals whose information may have been affected.

According to data breach notices submitted to the Office of the California Attorney General, the incident compromised individuals’ full names, addresses, diagnoses, prescriptions, and medications. These notices were provided by several firms, including AbbVie, Genentech, Sumitomo Pharma America, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Incyte, Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, Endo Pharmaceuticals, and Acadia Pharmaceuticals.

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.

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What Information Was Involved in the Sumitomo Pharma America Data Breach?

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

The information at issue varies by individual and may include:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Dates of birth
  • Health diagnoses
  • Medications and prescriptions

Protecting Consumers’ Privacy Rights Following the Sumitomo Pharma America Data Breach

If you were notified that your information had been stolen as a result of the Sumitomo Pharma America 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.