North Broward Hospital District, D/B/A Broward Health, Data Security Incident Involving Personal Medical Information
Broward Health issued a “Notification of Breach Involving Personal Medical Information,” which stated that “[o]n October 15, 2021, an intruder who gained unauthorized access to the Broward Health network may have accessed some . . . personal information. Broward Health discovered the intrusion on October 19, 2021.”
According to the data breach notification letter, “[t]he personal medical information that was accessed may have included . . . name, date of birth, address, phone number, financial or bank account information, Social Security number, insurance information and account number, medical information including history, condition, treatment and diagnosis, medical record number, driver’s license number and email address. This personal information was exfiltrated, or removed, from Broward Health’s systems, however, there is no evidence the information was actually misused by the intruder.” [Emphasis added.]
According to the Office of the Maine Attorney General, 1,357,879 individuals have been affected by the data breach.
For more information about the data breach, please click Broward Health’s “Notification of Breach Involving Personal Medical Information.”
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Examples of the type of relief sought by data privacy class actions, include, but are not limited to, reimbursement of identity theft losses and of out-of-pocket costs paid by data breach victims for protective measures such as credit monitoring services, credit reports, and credit freezes; compensation for time spent responding to the breach; imposition of credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance, paid for by the defendant company; and improvements to the defendant company’s data security systems.
Data privacy class actions are brought on a contingent-fee basis; thus, plaintiffs and the class members do not pay out-of-pocket attorney’s fees or litigation costs. Subject to court approval, attorney’s fees and litigation costs are derived from the recovery obtained for the class.