WENDYS DATA BREACH – WHERE’S THE BREACH?

Wendy's launches investigation into data breach after customers complain of fraudulent charges on credit and debit cards.

T MOBILE AND EXPERIAN DATA BREACH – ADVOCATES URGE SECURITY FREEZE FOR ID THEFT VICTIMS

T Mobile and Experian recently experienced a data breach.  The data breach affected at least 15 million consumers.  Hackers stole consumers' personal identifying information, including Social Security numbers and driver's license information. The stolen information may be used to access or open new accounts by identity thieves. Experian and T Mobile are offering free credit [...]

HOW DOES HIPAA PROTECT PATIENT PRIVACY?

How does HIPAA protect patient privacy? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996.  HIPAA is a privacy rule and limits what healthcare providers may share with others about a patient's care, diagnosis and personal identifying information.  HIPAA also gives patients the right to obtain their medical records and the right to authorize others [...]

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Lawyer Helps Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Our firm represents victims of identity theft.  Our firm includes lawyers licensed in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.  With offices in Alabama, Georgia and Texas, and relationships with lawyers in Florida, we are positioned to help [...]

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Our firm represents victims of identity theft.  With offices in Atlanta, Birmingham, and Dallas, we help consumers across the South.  Credit report errors can keep you from getting credit, housing or a job.  What can you do [...]

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year. Identity theft changes lives forever!   Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive phone calls from debt collectors for debts they do not owe.  Others may discover they are an identity [...]

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  The harmful effects of identity theft are life changing and last a lifetime.  Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive debt collection calls for debts they do not owe.  Others [...]

MICAH ADKINS NAMED TOP CONSUMER LAWYER AGAIN

Micah Adkins has been named as one of the top consumer lawyers for the second year in a row. Birmingham Magazine surveyed more than 4,000 members of the Birmingham Bar Association for nominations for Birmingham's top lawyers.  This is the fourth year for the peer review study and included 34 practice areas.  More than 1,700 attorneys voted in [...]

ID THEFT STORIES: WEEKLY UPDATE

Over 12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Consumers often learn they are a fraud victim after receiving a credit denial or call from a debt collector for a debt they do not owe.  Here’s a story about a man who learned he was an identity theft victim when a repo man [...]

2012 DATA BREACH REPORT

2012 Data Breach Investigations Report covering the year 2011 gives a very thorough statistical analysis of global data security.  In 2011, the report identifies 855 data breaches, which involved the compromise of more than 174 million records!  How are the targets and who are the cyber attackers?  Keep reading . . .   Original Source: [...]