Pan-American Life Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Pan-American Life data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 105,000 individuals.


Pan-American Life is a global life insurance company based in Louisiana. Founded in 1911, Pan-American Life provides life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits and financial services. Today, Pan-American Life comprises more than 20 member companies, with a market presence in 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.2 In its 2022 annual report, Pan-American Life noted continued premium growth to $1.48 billion, revenue growth to $1.23 billion, and a doubled operating income to $67.8 million.3 Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Pan-American Life serves over 7 million policyholders and employs more than 2,100 individuals. 2


On June 1, 2023, Pan-American Life discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information and protected health information may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Pan-American Life determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information through a vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer, a third-party software application used by Pan-American Life, on May 28, 2023. On December 4, 2023, Pan-American Life began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address and other contact information
  • Medical and medical benefits information
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information
  • Credit card information
  • Subscriber numbers
  • Biometric data

If you received a breach notification letter from Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Inc.:

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 Pan-American Life 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 Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Inc.;
  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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