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05/21 Federman & Sherwood Investigates the Data Breach at PaperlessPay Corporation

Oklahoma City, OK (May 21, 2020) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, is investigating the data breach at PaperlessPay Corporation (“PaperlessPay”). PaperlessPay is a third-party payroll vendor that generates paystubs and W-2s for employers across the United States. In February 2020, federal law enforcement discovered that criminals were selling the data of PaperlessPay’s clients, data that would contain the personally identifiable information of potentially millions of employees. Personal information that was compromised included names, addresses, pay and withholdings Social Security numbers, and possibly bank account numbers. PaperlessPay […]

02/14 Federman & Sherwood Has Filed The First Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit against Altice USA, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK (February 14, 2020) – Federman & Sherwood announces that it has filed the first class action lawsuit against Altice USA, Inc. over its recently announced data breach affecting thousands of current and former employees, and Optimum cable television customers. Federman & Sherwood is a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in a number of data breach cases and was the first law firm to initiate an investigation into the data breach at Altice USA, Inc. (“Altice”). In November 2019, multiple Altice employees fell victim to a phishing email campaign, resulting in criminal actors gaining […]

02/12 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Altice USA, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK (February 12, 2020) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, initiated an investigation into the data breach at Altice USA, Inc. (“Altice”).  In November 2019, multiple Altice employees fell victim to a phishing email campaign, resulting in criminal actors gaining access to employee email accounts. The compromised accounts contained significant amounts of sensitive personal information belonging to current and former employees and possibly some customers as well. Personal information that may have been accessed included names, employment information, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and […]

01/31 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Latest Data Breach at LabCorp

Oklahoma City, OK (January 31, 2020) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in numerous data breach and shareholder cases, has initiated an investigation into a recently confirmed data breach at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Inc. (“LabCorp”).  On January 28, 2020, cybersecurity researchers reported a major security lapse at LabCorp affecting webpages on its internal customer relationship management system. The Data Breach exposed, in unencrypted plain text, the personal and medical information, including Social Security Numbers, test results, and other sensitive personal and medical information of potentially thousands of patients. The information […]

01/30 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at PIH Health, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK (January 30, 2020) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into the data breach at the company PIH Health, Inc., which operates hospitals, urgent care clinics, and medical offices in Southern California.  Early last summer, PIH Health discovered that unknown actors gained access to an undisclosed number of employee email accounts as a result of a phishing email campaign.  Four months later, PIH Health discovered that the unknown actors had access to the employee email accounts between June 11 and June […]

12/31 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Sinai Health System

Oklahoma City, OK (December 31, 2019) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Sinai Health System relating to a data breach. On December 19, 2019 Sinai Health System issued a press release stating it had become aware of a potential data security incident that may have resulted in the inadvertent exposure of some patients’ personal and health information. On October 16, 2019, forensic IT experts determined that patient information could be at risk after an unknown third party gained unauthorized access to two […]

12/23 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Wawa Convenience Stores and Fuel Stations

Oklahoma City, OK (December 23, 2019) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Wawa, Inc. relating to a data breach affecting in-store payment terminals and fuel dispensers. At different points in time after March 4, 2019, malware began running on in-store payment processing systems at potentially all Wawa locations. Although the dates may vary and some Wawa locations may not have been affected at all, this malware was present on most store systems by approximately April 22, 2019. The malware affected payment card […]

12/23 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breaches at Islands Restaurants and Champagne French Bakery Cafés

Oklahoma City, OK (December 23, 2019) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Islands Restaurants, L.P. and Champagne French Bakery Café (CFBC, Inc.) relating to a data breach affecting debit and credit card transactions. Between February 18, 2019 and September 27, 2019, malware was installed on the payment card processing systems at multiple Islands Restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada, and multiple Champagne French Bakery Café locations in California. The malware affected payment card information, including credit and debit card numbers, […]

11/25 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Church’s Chicken

Oklahoma City, OK (November 25, 2019) – Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Church’s Chicken relating to a data breach. On November 25, 2019 Church’s Chicken posted to their website the following: in October 2019, Church’s Chicken became aware that unauthorized activity occurred involving the payment processing systems that services their company-operated restaurants. At this time, Church’s Chicken has identified over 150 restaurant locations that were affected, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. If you […]

11/15 Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Hy-Vee, Inc.

Oklahoma City, OK (November 15, 2019) –Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in various data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Hy-Vee, Inc. relating to a data breach affecting debit and credit payment card data from cards used on point-of-sale (“POS”) devices at certain Hy-Vee fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants (which include Hy-Vee Market Grilles, Hy-Vee Market Grille Expresses and the Wahlburgers locations that Hy-Vee owns and operates, as well as the cafeteria at Hy-Vee’s West Des Moines corporate office).  The data breach affecting cards used at these locations may […]

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