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Hapy Bear Surgery Center
Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

April 11, 2024 -- Attention: victims of the Hapy Bear Surgery Center data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the data breach recently announced by Hapy Bear Surgery Center.

Hapy Bear Surgery Center data breach summary:

On December 27, 2023, Hapy Bear Surgery Center experienced a data breach that affected the functionality and accessibility of specific computer systems. As soon as the data breach was detected, Hapy Bear Surgery Center claims it immediately severed all network connections and enlisted the expertise of both a specialized cybersecurity company and IT experts to help secure the system and to carry out an exhaustive forensic analysis aimed at understanding the incident's extent and nature. This forensic analysis, which was completed on March 8, 2024, revealed the possibility that certain systems might have been breached by an unauthorized entity. The investigation's findings indicated that an unauthorized party had likely accessed some Hapy Bear Surgery Center files.

After these findings, Hapy Bear Surgery Center initiated a thorough examination of the compromised computer systems to pinpoint precisely which individuals and what type of information could have been affected. This examination concluded on March 19, 2024, revealing that certain sensitive personal data may have been exposed due to the dat breach.

Following the detection of this data breach, Hapy Bear Surgery Center claims it acted swiftly to both inquire into and mitigate the incident, assessing the security of its systems in the process. As part of its response, Hapy Bear Surgery Center employed a specialized cybersecurity firm and IT professionals to perform a detailed forensic analysis to ascertain the incident's specifics. Furthermore, Hapy Bear Surgery Center has indicated that it upgraded its firewall systems and contracted a managed cybersecurity service provider to monitor its digital infrastructure more effectively.

As a result of the data breach, Hapy Bear Surgery Center is offering free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

A currently unknown number of individuals were affected by the Hapy Bear Surgery Center data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: names, addresses, Social Security numbers, medical data, health insurance data, and Driver’s License numbers.

Additional information about the Hapy Bear Surgery Center data breach may be found here: Hapy Bear Surgery Center Notice of Data Breach.

About Hapy Bear Surgery Center:

Located in Tulare, California, Hapy Bear Surgery Center is a medical facility that focuses on outpatient surgical services. It operates from a single location, where it provides a variety of surgical procedures that allow patients to return home the same day. The center employs a team of certified surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nursing staff dedicated to patient care and safety.

The center is equipped with advanced surgical and diagnostic equipment to support a wide range of surgical specialties. These include but are not limited to general surgery, orthopedics, ENT, and cosmetic surgery. The facility is designed to promote a smooth workflow and a sterile environment, crucial for the prevention of infection and for efficient patient care.

Hapy Bear Surgery Center maintains accreditation from reputable medical accrediting bodies, ensuring compliance with health standards and regulations. The center commits to patient education, providing resources about procedures, recovery expectations, and health maintenance post-surgery. It also supports various payment options and works with multiple insurance providers to accommodate the financial needs of its patients.

The Hapy Bear Surgery Center Website may have additional information about or provide periodic updates regarding the data breach.

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 Hapy Bear Surgery Center 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 Hapy Bear Surgery Center or any affiliated companies.