Stanley Steemer
Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

November 16, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Stanley Steemer data breach.

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

On March 6, 2023, Stanley Steemer detected suspicious activity within its computer network. The company claims it promptly initiated an investigation to ascertain the nature and extent of this activity.

The investigation revealed unauthorized access to Stanley Steemer's computer network from February 10, 2023, to March 6, 2023. During this period, the unauthorized individual had the capability to access and acquire specific files. Consequently, Stanley Steemer claims it conducted a thorough examination of the files deemed at risk to evaluate whether any sensitive information was compromised and to identify the affected individuals. By September 7, 2023, Stanley Steemer completed this evaluation and confirmed that the data breach involved personal information of multiple individuals.

In response to the incident, Stanley Steemer swiftly moved to investigate the breach, bolster its computer systems' security, and pinpoint the individuals potentially impacted. Additionally, the company informed federal law enforcement about the breach and enhanced its cybersecurity measures.

As a result of the data breach, Stanley Steemer is offering 24 months of free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

Approximately 66,000 individuals were affected by the Stanley Steemer data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: names, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and financial account data.

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

Established in Dublin, Ohio in 1947, where its headquarters remains, Stanley Steemer has become a renowned name in the American cleaning service sector. Over its 75-year history, it has grown to be a dominant player in the carpet cleaning market. The business provides a variety of services, such as cleaning carpets, tiles, grout, upholstery, hardwood floors, and air ducts. Additionally, it offers solutions for water damage repair and markets a range of cleaning products suitable for both residential and commercial settings.

Operating in 49 states, Stanley Steemer has a network of over 280 locations, encompassing both company-owned and franchised units. The company's carpet cleaning technique is distinguished by its unique hot water extraction process, often mistaken for "steam carpet cleaning," but it does not actually use steam. This method effectively removes dirt, stains, and odors from carpets and is environmentally friendly, as it uses EPA Safer Choice certified solutions and leaves no harmful residues.

For air duct cleaning, Stanley Steemer addresses the accumulation of dust, dirt, and allergens in residential air ducts. This service aims to eliminate these contaminants, thus enhancing air quality and the efficiency of the system. In line with their other services, their upholstery cleaning also employs hot water extraction to ensure thorough cleaning of furniture, effectively removing dirt and stains without leaving residues.

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 Stanley Steemer 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 Stanley Steemer or any affiliated companies.