A class action lawsuit is pending against UPMC in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The action alleges that UPMC is legally at fault for allowing the data breach to occur, and it is brought on behalf of all affected employees.
The purpose of this page is to provide information to the public and to affected workers regarding the allegations of applicable legal claims, upcoming steps in litigation, requests for evidence and information, and other issues of public concern, especially when it is likely that individuals may be able to use the information to avoid further harm.
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Press Releases and Updates
New information and press releases related to this case will appear below:
KM&A, Carson Lynch, LTD, and Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P file Second Amended Complaint against UPMC over Data Breach0 Comments
Class-action complaint filed against UPMC in breach – Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Feb 28, 2014
Lawsuit blames UPMC for data breach, identity thefts that hit employees – Tribune-Review – Feb 28, 2014
Employees sue UPMC over security breach – Pittsburgh Business Times (blog) – Feb 28, 2014
ID thieves target 22 UPMC workers in IRS tax scam – Washington Observer Reporter – Feb 28, 2014
UPMC McKeesport employees targeted in scams – Tribune-Review – Feb 28, 2014
UPMC workers target of scheme involving bank – Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Feb 26, 2014
IRS Probing ID Theft Of UPMC Employees – CBS Local – Feb 26, 2014
Identity thieves target UPMC employees – Tribune-Review – Feb 26, 2014
UPMC employees hit in phony tax scheme – Pittsburgh Business Times – Feb 26, 2014
If you believe you may be affected, call the IRS Identity Protection line at 1 (800) 908-4490. The IRS will let you know if a fraudulent return has been filed in your name and with your social security number. If you find that you are a victim of a fraudulent return, consult the IRS Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft and follow their instructions and procedures.