Emergency Medical Services Authority Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Emergency Medical Services Authority (“EMSA”) regarding its recent data breach. The EMSA data breach involved personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


EMSA is Oklahoma’s largest provider of pre-hospital emergency medical care.2 Founded in 1977, EMSA is a public trust of the Tulsa and Oklahoma City governments that ensures patients receive the highest quality emergency medical service at the best possible price.2 Today, EMSA manages its own operations and administration, owns ambulances and other capital equipment used to provide service, manages contractual agreements, maintains patient records, bills and collects, purchases goods and services, works with the cities of Tulsa and Oklahoma City to administer the EMSAcare ambulance subscription program, and makes policy recommendations.2 Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, EMSA has an additional location in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and employs over 500 individuals.


Recently, EMSA discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, EMSA determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information between February 10 and February 13, 2024. As a result, EMSA began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Date of service
  • Primary care provider

If you received a breach notification letter from Emergency Medical Services Authority:

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 EMSA 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 Emergency Medical Services Authority:
  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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