Crum & Forster Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Crum & Forster regarding its recent data breach. The Crum & Forster data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 13,900 individuals.


Crum & Forster is a property and casualty insurance company. Accordingly, Crum & Forster offers it clients numerous insurance products, including accident and health, commercial lines and executive risk, surplus and specialty, surety, property, and credit policies. Founded in 1822 as The North River Insurance Company, Crum & Forster’s roots trace back to 1896 when Fredrick Crum, James Ackerman, and John Foster left The North River Insurance Company to form their own insurance company. Today, Crum & Forster is owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and has written policies amounting to more $4.6 billion in premiums. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, Crum & Forster has over $9.5 billion in total assets and employs over 2,500 individuals.


Recently, Crum & Forster discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Crum & Forster determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between December 19, 2021, and March 20, 2022. On October 9, 2023, Crum & Forster began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Crum & Forster:

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 Crum & Forster 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Crum & Forster;
  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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