Tri-City Medical Center 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 Tri-City Medical Center data breach. These individuals may have had their personal and confidential information illegally accessed by an unknown third party during the Tri-City Medical 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 Tri-City Medical Center data breach.

We are only interested in claims that arose in California.

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center, situated in Oceanside, California, functions as a healthcare provider catering to the communities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Vista, along with the neighboring areas. Beyond its hospital services, Tri-City Medical Center manages outpatient services and clinics specializing in orthopedics, primary care, pulmonary, oncology, and urology.

What Happened?

Tri-City Medical Center reportedly experienced a ransomware attack on Thursday, 9th November 2023, leading to a disruption in the facility’s capability to admit patients. Tri-City Medical Center has reported a data breach, as outlined in an article by In response to this cyber security attack, the hospital redirected ambulance traffic to alternative medical facilities, adversely affecting its ability to handle emergency cases.

The hospital stated that the incident “is similar to situations that have impacted other health care providers across the country.” While Tri-City Medical Center has acknowledged the breach, confirmation of potential patient data leakage is still pending. If confirmed, the hospital will need to send out data breach letters to individuals whose information was impacted by the security breach.

The Tri-City Medical Center recently announced a partnership with UC San Diego Health, which was set to take over the healthcare facility’s operations next March.

In 2021, UC San Diego itself fell victim to a data breach where employee email accounts were targeted, potentially containing personal information about patients, students, and employees. UCSD Health said patient care was otherwise unaffected.

Approximately 147,000 patients faced potential impact from a ransomware attack on Scripps Health in 2021. A year later, the healthcare system reached a class-action settlement. In 2020, San Ysidro Health experienced a comparable attack that led to the compromise of patient information.

Potter Handy LLP is conducting a breach investigation on behalf of its clients whose protected information may have been illegally accessed by an unknown individual. As consumer rights and privacy attorneys, Potter Handy, LLP is dedicated to fighting for their clients against business breaches and illegal shakedowns.

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 Tri-City Medical Center Data Breach?

The incident may have resulted in unauthorized access to some personal information. The information at issue varies by individual and may include:

  • Data breach is currently under investigation. More details will be updated in the future.

If you received notice that your information was stolen due to the Tri-City Medical Center data breach, you may be entitled to damages or other remedies.

Protecting Consumers’ Privacy Rights Following the Tri-City Medical Center Data Breach

If you were notified that your information had been stolen as a result of the Tri-City Medical 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 Tri-City Medical Center data breachFree Consultations 24/7No out-of-pocket expenses.