Cornwell Quality Tools Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Cornwell Quality Tools regarding its recent data breach. The Cornwell Quality Tools data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 11,800 individuals.


Cornwell Quality Tools is an automotive tools company that manufactures hand tools for individuals and professionals. As an automotive tool manufacturer, Cornwell Quality Tools produces wrenches, striking tools, power tools, lighting devices, and tool storage solutions. Founded in 1919, Cornwell Quality Tools began when a blacksmith opened his tool shop in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. In 1927, Cornwell Quality Tools relocated to Mogadore, Ohio to accommodate its expanding operations. Today, Cornwell Quality Tools sells its products across the country through its mobile tool dealers. Headquartered in Wadsworth, Ohio, Cornwell Quality Tools employs approximately 350 individuals.


On September 22, 2022, Cornwell Quality Tools discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Cornwell Quality Tools determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on September 22, 2022. On August 29, 2023, Cornwell Quality Tools began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number

If you received a breach notification letter from Cornwell Quality Tools:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Cornwell Quality Tools data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Cornwell Quality Tools;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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