Warrior Met Coal Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Warrior Met Coal, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Warrior data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 19,000 individuals.


Warrior is a U.S.-based large-scale producer and exporter of coal. Founded in 2016, Warrior specializes on mining non-thermal metallurgical coal, also known as hard coking coal, an essential component in the production of steel. Today, Warrior produces an estimated 8 million metric tons of coal annually, supplying metal manufacturers in Europe, South America, and Asia.2 Headquartered in Brookwood, Alabama, Warrior has two active mines, and a third in development, in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.


Recently, Warrior discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Warrior determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information using malware on July 29, 2023. On December 12, 2023, Warrior began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Warrior Met Coal, 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Warrior 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 Warrior Met Coal, 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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