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Consumer Alert: Lowey Dannenberg, P.C. Investigates Mercyhurst University for Data Breach

Monday, 28 November 2022 11:20 AM


NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2022 / Lowey Dannenberg P.C., a preeminent law firm in obtaining redress for consumers, is investigating claims for violations of the common law, and state consumer protection statutes by Mercyhurst University ("Mercyhurst"), as a result of a data breach compromising records containing Social Security number and financial account information.

If you received a notice letter, wish to participate, learn more, or discuss the issues surrounding the investigation,please CLICK HERE, or please contact one of our attorneys at (215) 399-4782, or via email at [email protected].

What Happened and What Information Was Involved:

Mercyhurst is an accredited, four-year university located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

On November 8, 2022, Mercyhurst began notifying consumers that earlier in 2022, Mercyhurst discovered suspicious activity in their systems environment.

Mercyhurst's investigation determined that there was unauthorized access to Mercyhurst's environment between January 16, 2022, and May 15, 2022. The investigation also determined that an unauthorized actor had the ability to access certain information stored on their network during this time period.

The information that could have been subject to unauthorized access includes:

  • Name, and
  • One or more of Social Security number and Financial Account Information.

About Lowey Dannenberg

Lowey Dannenberg is a national firm representing consumers in the wake of data breaches. The firm has significant experience in prosecuting multi-million-dollar lawsuits and has recovered billions of dollars on behalf of its clients.


The Rosen Law Firm, P.A.44 South Broadway, Suite 1100
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: (215) 399-4782
Email: [email protected]

SOURCE: The Rosen Law Firm, P.A.

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