Dakota Eye Institute
Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

October 31, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Dakota Eye Institute data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the recently announced Dakota Eye Institute data breach.

Unfortunately, very little information is available about the Dakota Eye Institute data breach. It is not known exactly when or how the breach occurred, and a comprehensive list of the data affected has not yet been made public.

At this time, it is not known if Dakota Eye Institute is offering credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals as a result of the data breach.

Approximately 107,000 individuals were affected by the Dakota Eye Institute data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: protected health information.

The Dakota Eye Institute, established in 1989, is a medical facility specializing in ophthalmic services. It houses board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists who conduct eye and vision examinations, crucial for early detection and management of eye conditions. Surgical interventions such as cataract and LASIK surgeries are also among the services offered. Moreover, the institution caters to pediatric eye care needs, signifying a wide scope of service provision. Other services include treatment for glaucoma, retina, and cornea disorders, eyelid repair, and optical services for eyeglasses and contact lens fittings.

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 Dakota Eye Institute 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 Dakota Eye Institute or any affiliated companies.