Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

December 1, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Berglund data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the recently announced Berglund data breach.

Around May 10, 2023, Berglund detected unauthorized access within its computer network. The company swiftly responded by securing its systems and engaging external forensic experts to assess the data breach's extent and details. On October 26, 2023, after an in-depth investigation, Berglund found that an unauthorized entity might have accessed some personal information during the data breach.

Berglund has since implemented measures to mitigate the breach's impact and strengthen its commitment to safeguarding personal data. Additionally, upon identifying the data breach, Berglund immediately enhanced its system security and network defenses to avert similar incidents in the future.

As a result of the data breach, Berglund is offering 12 months of free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

Approximately 51,000 individuals were affected by the Berglund data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: Social Security numbers.

Additional information about the Berglund data breach may be found here: Berglund Data Breach Notification.

Berglund, based in Virginia, is a significant automotive enterprise with over 35 years in the automotive industry. Berglund operates in various locations across Virginia, including Roanoke, Lynchburg, Bedford, and Salem. Their offerings encompass a diverse range of new and used vehicles from over 20 automobile brands, catering to a wide customer base.

Berglund boasts more than 10 dealership locations and employs a workforce of over 700 across multiple roles such as sales, service, technical, and administrative positions. This substantial presence underlines Berglund's commitment to meeting the automotive needs of Virginia's residents, showcasing their expansive operation and significant impact on the local automotive market.

For more information about steps you can take to possibly reduce the chances harm arising from a data breach, please review the following article: What are some steps you can take if you've been the victim of a data breach?

If you believe you are a victim of the Berglund data breach, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit regarding this data breach, please submit your information via the form on this webpage. This website is not associated with nor authorized by Berglund or any affiliated companies.