Ca: Lawyers file class-action lawsuit against Central Health over insider wrong-doing privacy breach
Tara Bradbury reports:
Two St. John’s lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Central Regional Health Authority, seeking damages for consequences suffered by more than 200 patients whose private information was illegally accessed.
“The plaintiffs in this case suffered distress, humiliation, anger, upset, mental anguish, shock, fear of identity theft, uncertainty as to how the private, confidential medical records and personal health information has been used, and confusion as to why their private, confidential medical records and personal health information was accessed,” Bob Buckingham and Eli Baker wrote in a statement of claim filed with the province’s Supreme Court earlier this month.
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