Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating a data breach at
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield involving highly sensitive personal
information for 10 million individuals nationwide.
Excellus announced that the compromised data "could include your
name, address, telephone number, date of birth, Social Security
number, member identification number, financial account
information, and medical claims information." http://www.excellusfacts.com/faq.html.
The data was accessed by computer hackers in a
cyber-attack. Armed with this sensitive information, hackers
can open new financial accounts in victims' names, obtain medical
services using victims' identities, and commit other forms of
Excellus is notifying affected individuals of the
breach. If you received notice that you were affected, and
you are interested in filing a class action lawsuit, please use the
contact form on the right side of this page.